Theodore McCarrick

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Theodore McCarrick, at the North American College April 5, 2005, ahead of a papal conclave after the death of John Paul II.

JPII biographer says 'pathological' McCarrick 'lied to’ the pope

Nov 10, 2020

By Ed Condon

George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a biographer of St. John Paul II, told... Read more

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

McCarrick Report: Catholics ‘shocked, saddened, scandalized and angered,’ US bishops say

Nov 10, 2020

The Catholic bishops of the United States expressed their renewed desire for healing Tuesday, following the Vatican’s release of a... Read more

Theodore McCarrick talks with other church leaders at the Spring meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops June 15, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois.

McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick's career and decades of sexual misconduct

Nov 10, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s Secretariat of State published Tuesday a report on Theodore McCarrick, saying that the Holy See had received inaccurate... Read more

Theodore McCarrick before his laicization.

McCarrick Report: What to know before it's released - A CNA Explainer 

Nov 9, 2020

By JD Flynn

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State will release a report on its two-year investigation into the career... Read more

Bishops pray during the Fall General Assembly of the USCCB.

Analysis: After McCarrick report, US bishops have Zoom meeting

Nov 6, 2020

By JD Flynn

While the USCCB have several items of business at a meeting this month, it is likely to be what’s said... Read more

Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops gather for their Fall Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on Nov. 11, 2019.

USCCB set to convene virtual assembly six days after McCarrick report

Nov 6, 2020

The Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be held in two live-streamed sessions on... Read more

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

Vatican announces publication date of long-awaited ‘McCarrick Report’

Nov 6, 2020

The Vatican announced Friday that the long-awaited report on the disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick will be released next week.   Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

'McCarrick Report' could be 'black-eye' for Church, Cardinal Dolan says

Nov 5, 2020

The Archbishop of New York said Thursday that a long-awaited Vatican report on the career of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick... Read more

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at the Vatican on March 5, 2013.

McCarrick report due for release next week

Nov 5, 2020

By Ed Condon, JD Flynn

The Vatican’s long-awaited report on the career of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is set to be released early next week,... Read more

Cardinal Kevin Farrell prepares to perform the Asperges before Mass at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Aug. 23, 2018.

Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell's promotion say about the McCarrick report?

Oct 13, 2020

By JD Flynn

Cardinal Farrell has insisted that he knew nothing about the numerous sex abuse allegations and payouts surrounding his former boss,... Read more

Then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at the Vatican on March 5, 2013. CNA file photo.

Analysis: Two years after McCarrick investigation began, report not yet in sight

Oct 1, 2020

By JD Flynn

On October 6, 2018, the Holy See announced a review of its files and archives pertaining to Theodore McCarrick, the... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu, center, in 2015.

What does it mean for Becciu to lose his rights as a cardinal?

Sep 25, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced Thursday night that Cardinal Angelo Becciu had resigned from the rights extended to members of the College... Read more

Archbishop John Myers. Courtesy photo.

Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79

Sep 24, 2020

Archbishop John J Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79.  Read more

Theodore McCarrick. CNA file photo.

Newark archdiocese bought second beach house for use by McCarrick

Sep 9, 2020

Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual... Read more

Theodore McCarrick before his laicization.

Lawsuit claims McCarrick headed abusive ‘sex ring,’ names alleged ‘procurer’

Jul 22, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

A lawsuit filed Tuesday charges that former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a boy and aided his abuse by several... Read more

Then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at the Vatican on March 5, 2013. CNA file photo.

What Ted McCarrick's 'social networks' could teach the Church

Jul 17, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The bishops of the Catholic Church form that kind of social network. And mapping that network can provide some insight... Read more

Coats of arms on display in the Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, after the removal of the arms of Theodore McCarrick.

Two years since McCarrick allegations: A CNA timeline

Jun 19, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

June 20 marks two years since the announcement that credible allegations of sexual abuse had been raised against then-Cardinal Theodore... Read more

Analysis: Two years after McCarrick, questions are unanswered

Jun 19, 2020

By JD Flynn

Two years after McCarrick, questions remain: For Church leaders, and for faithful Catholics.  Read more

Theodore McCarrick.

Alleged Theodore McCarrick victim says he is helping fact-check abuse dossier

Jun 10, 2020

An anonymous alleged sexual abuse victim of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick says he and other alleged victims have been working... Read more

Theodore McCarrick.

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

Feb 15, 2020

A priest who was the personal secretary of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick said he is sickened by manipulative fundraising tactics... Read more