Cardinal Sean O’Malley

Cardinal O’Malley: Pope Francis will publish Vatican McCarrick report ‘soon’

By Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency, November 11, 2019 The results of the Vatican’s investigation of Theodore McCarrick should be published by early 2020, Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston told U.S. bishops on Monday. “The intention is to publish the Holy See’s response soon, if not... read more

Pan-Amazonian Synod Participants Include Former UN Head, Liberation Theologians

The appointments appear to align with the synod’s expected emphases on environmental concerns, and on indigenous spirituality. Edward Pentin Blog, September 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has personally invited Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston and Bishop Robert McElroy of San... read more
Marie Collins, then member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, watches as Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, president of the commission, speaks at the Vatican (CNS photo/Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi)

In US tour, Marie Collins exposes clerical culture behind abuse cover-up

By Tom Roberts, National Catholic Reporter, September 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Catholic Church has reached a crossroads. Its leaders can either change, become open and accountable, or maintain the status quo: an institution lacking transparency, wrapped in secrecy and beholden to a clerical... read more

McCarrick created ‘culture of fear and intimidation,’ Seton Hall review finds

By Catholic News Service, September 4, 2019 'McCarrick used his position of power as then-Archbishop of Newark to sexually harass seminarians,' the report said Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick created a “culture of fear and intimidation” at the Seton Hall University seminary,... read more

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley statement following the dismissal of Archbishop McCarrick from the clerical state

February 16, 2019 "Today Pope Francis rendered as final and irrevocable the recent decision by the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith to dismiss former Archbishop Theodore McCarrick from the clerical state. This action by the Holy Father is important in administering justice for the... read more