- Aug 11, 2020
In a brief presentation Nov. 11 to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Boston’s Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley told the bishops gathered in Baltimore the Vatican may publish what it knows about the ascent to power of now-disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick by Christmas, or perhaps the New Year.
A yearlong investigation by Seton Hall University confirmed that Theodore McCarrick, the laicized cardinal who had been archbishop of Newark from 1986 to 2000, had sexually harassed seminarians during his tenure as head of the archdiocese.
Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington who was laicized last February following a Vatican trial on sexual abuse charges leveled against him, continued to deny he had abused anyone in an August interview with the online journal Slate.
A new report looks at the grooming activity of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in correspondence he had with young men.
This energizer bunny of popes has laid waste to the old days of July as a time of lethargy and repose.
Christopher White offers a behind the scenes look at the recent U.S. bishops’ meeting in Baltimore.