Tag: McCarrick

Once McCarrick report issued, Church urged to ‘make reparation, learn’

Once McCarrick report issued, Church urged to ‘make reparation, learn’

| Mark Zimmermann | March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Once the Vatican releases the McCarrick report, the Church must listen to the reaction to it in a “spirit of humility” and must seek to “make reparation, learn and keep moving forward in a new way,” said a leading U.S. woman religious.

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Former cardinal moves from Kansas friary to new location

Former cardinal moves from Kansas friary to new location

| Mark Pattison | January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Theodore McCarrick, the former cardinal who was laicized by the Vatican in 2019 after numerous claims of abuse by him were substantiated, moved Jan. 3 from the Capuchin Franciscan friary in Kansas where he had been living since late 2018.

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Report says McCarrick fund gave more than $600,000 to clerics, two popes

Report says McCarrick fund gave more than $600,000 to clerics, two popes

| Rhina Guidos | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two popes and multiple priests, cardinals and archbishops received part of $600,000 in financial gifts from former Washington Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, who controlled a discretionary fund, according to a report published Dec. 27 by The Washington Post.

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Alleged victim sues Vatican, urges better protections for children

Alleged victim sues Vatican, urges better protections for children

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Bellocchio, 37, who claims former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick abused him when he was a teenager, announced at a Dec. 9 news conference the he is suing the Vatican and demanding “sweeping child protection changes.”

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Alleged victim names former cardinal, N.J. archdiocese in lawsuit

Alleged victim names former cardinal, N.J. archdiocese in lawsuit

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A day after a New Jersey victims’ rights law went into effect, a 37-year-old man represented by Minnesota attorney Jeff Anderson has filed a lawsuit against Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal who was Newark’s archbishop from 1986 to 2000.

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Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

| Greg Erlandson | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chief communications officer for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized a new book on Pope Francis’ papacy for perpetuating “an unfortunate and inaccurate myth” that Pope Francis is facing resistance from the leadership and staff of the bishops’ conference.

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O’Malley: Vatican may ‘soon’ release details of McCarrick investigation

O’Malley: Vatican may ‘soon’ release details of McCarrick investigation

| Rhina Guidos | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Seton Hall investigation finds McCarrick harassed seminarians

Seton Hall investigation finds McCarrick harassed seminarians

| September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Laicized cardinal, in interview, continues to deny abuse allegations

Laicized cardinal, in interview, continues to deny abuse allegations

| Mark Pattison | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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Former secretary says officials knew McCarrick’s ministry was restricted

Former secretary says officials knew McCarrick’s ministry was restricted

| Cindy Wooden | May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI had imposed restrictions on the public ministry of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2008, but they were not formal sanctions and were not followed strictly, even during the papacy of Pope Benedict himself, McCarrick’s former secretary said.

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Pope Francis denies knowing of allegations against McCarrick

Pope Francis denies knowing of allegations against McCarrick

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly a year later, Pope Francis denied claims made by a former apostolic nuncio to the United States who accused him and other church officials of failing to act on accusations of abuse of conscience and power by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

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Are sacraments conferred by laicized priests valid?

Are sacraments conferred by laicized priests valid?

| Father Glenn J. Comandini | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

In light of the laicization of Theodore McCarrick, some Catholics whose children or grandchildren were baptized or confirmed are wondering if the sacraments administered by McCarrick are still valid. “Must these individuals be re-baptized or re-confirmed?”

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