Cardinal (Laicized) Theodore McCarrick

Catholic Church was warned about McCarrick decades ago, yet promotions, honors kept coming

New Jersey Herald, August 10, 2020 In the late 1980s, several seminary students approached one of their professors imploring him for help, saying they didn’t want to take any more trips to Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s Jersey shore home, but feared reprisals if they complained to... read more

Catholic Church Hesitant to Publish McCarrick Report as Survivors Continue to Sue

By Joseph H. Saunders, Los Angeles Injury Law News, July 27, 2020 Insiders say the Vatican sponsored investigation of disgraced and former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been completed for months and sits gathering dust on Pope Francis’ desk. In the meantime, survivors come forward and file... read more

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus

The Editors, National Catholic Register, Juy 26, 2020 Two years after the former cardinal’s sexual predilections were revealed, the Vatican still hasn’t released its report.It has now been two years since Pope Francis accepted Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of... read more

McCARRICK UPDATE: Major Interview of Archbishop Viganò by Marco Tosatti

By Marco Tosatti, The Remnant, July 24, 2020 Introduction by Marco Tosatti Marco Tosatti: The commitment of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America, to denounce the veil of silence and cover-ups in the management of abuse cases by members... read more

New sex abuse accusation surfaces against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick

By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service, July 22, 2020 WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A firm that has filed previous legal complaints against former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick and church entities added another complainant July 21 against the defrocked prelate, leveling a new accusation that he... read more

‘Pray for Your Poor Uncle,’ a Predatory Priest Told His Victims

As former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick became a powerful figure in the church, several boys from one family say he targeted them. By Elizabeth Bruenig, New York Tmes, July 15, 2020 Rain fell in New York City four days before Christmas of 2018. Francis M. had planned to be in the city that day... read more

USCCB Staff Reverses Bishops’ Decision On Abortion Issue

By CHRISTOPHER MANION, February 15, 2020 At the USCCB’s annual meeting last November, America’s bishops considered updating their document entitled Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizens. The text, published every four years, represents a classic in the genre of boring, meandering... read more

McCarrick was a ‘devourer of souls,’ former priest secretary tells parish

Catholic News Agency, February 15, 2020 A priest who was the personal secretary of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick said he is sickened by manipulative fundraising tactics employed while McCarrick was Archbishop of Washington. The priest called McCarrick a “manipulator” and a “devourer... read more

McCarrick report expected soon but pope has last word: Vatican official

By Philip Pullella, Reuters, February 6, 2020 Work on a Vatican report into disgraced ex U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is complete and it may be released in the near future but Pope Francis will have the final word on timing, the Vatican’s number two said on Thursday. McCarrick was... read more
US BISHOPS REGION 9 'AD LIMINA' VISITSArchbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., left, prays the Lord's Prayer as U.S. bishops from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska concelebrate Mass in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 16, 2020.

Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Catholic News Service, January 16, 2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life... read more

FBI interviewed Papal Foundation staff about McCarrick

By Ed Condon, Catholic News Agency, January 8, 2020 Law enforcement officials have conducted interviews with several senior figures at the Papal Foundation, a U.S. based charity which supports the charitable works of the Holy Father. Officers from the FBI have spoken to at least three... read more
Theodore McCarrick, receiving award from Cardinal Cupich shortly before McCarrick was exposed.

Disgraced cardinal gave over $600K to popes, Vatican officials: report