Tag: Cardinal McCarrick

Cardinal Wuerl’s letter to priests expresses ‘anguish’ for suffering

Cardinal Wuerl’s letter to priests expresses ‘anguish’ for suffering

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Wuerl asked the priests of his archdiocese to accept his “contrition for any suffering I have caused, as well as the grace to find, with you, ways of healing, ways of offering fruitful guidance in this darkness.”

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Two Catholic universities rescind Archbishop McCarrick’s honorary degrees

Two Catholic universities rescind Archbishop McCarrick’s honorary degrees

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic University of America announced July 30 that it was withdrawing the 2006 honorary degree awarded to then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, in light of recent sexual abuse allegations.

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More accountability needed after abuse revelations, church figures say

More accountability needed after abuse revelations, church figures say

| Mark Pattison | July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The sexual abuse allegations surrounding now-former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick have prompted some church figures to call for a more thorough reckoning of the U.S. church’s clerical sexual abuse policies.

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From the pulpit, priests address allegations against Archbishop McCarrick

From the pulpit, priests address allegations against Archbishop McCarrick

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

For his homilies on the weekend of July 21-22, Father Edward Looney, administrator of two rural Wisconsin parishes, planned to preach about ways to include God on summer vacation.

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Uptick in abuse claims likely after high-profile case brought to light

Uptick in abuse claims likely after high-profile case brought to light

| Mark Pattison | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

An increase in calls to dioceses to report claims of clergy sexual abuse has happened before, and is likely to happen again in the wake of the credible claim lodged against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, according to the head of the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 21, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 21, 2012

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

“We bishops and priests are eager to help you if you experience difficulty, hesitation, or uncertainty about approaching the Lord in this sacrament. If you have not received this healing sacrament in a long time, we are ready to welcome you.”— From an exhortation approved Nov. 13 by the U.S. bishops encouraging Catholics to take advantage of the sacrament of penance

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