- Aug 9, 2020
The Archdiocese of New York has posted an FAQ providing a timeline of Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick’s ministry in the Church, information on how the archdiocese learned of an abuse allegation against the prelate now deemed credible and the Church’s procedure for addressing abuse claims.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said June 20 that all clergy in the Catholic Church “have made a solemn promise to protect children and young people from all harm.”
Allegations of sexual abuse by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, have been deemed credible.
Kicking off the vigil Mass for the March for Life, Cardinal Timothy Dolan says pro-life activists share the same cause as civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
Retired Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick received the St. Katharine Drexel Award at a dinner in early November. SOAR!’s St. Katharine Drexel Award honors individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the Catholic Church, especially to America’s men and women religious.
Three retired cardinals who spoke to CNS about the pope’s impending birthday laughed when asked, “Is 80 the new 60?” All three, however, expressed basic confidence that Pope Francis will keep going and not be overly worried about his latest milestone.