The McCarrick Report

On November 10, 2020, the Vatican's Secretariat of State released a report on its two-year investigation into the career of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been found canonically guilty of serial sexual abuse and misconduct, and was laicized in 2019.

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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

Abuse survivor: ‘All Catholics will be grieving’ when McCarrick report is released

Nov 6, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

One clerical abuse survivor and advocate told CNA that as hard as it will be to read the McCarrick Report... 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