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Corroboration #12: Former U.S. Nuncio Heard Rumours of McCarrick Misconduct in 1994

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A former nuncio to the United States acknowledged hearing rumors about the sexual misconduct of Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick already in 1994. Cardinal Agostino Cacciavillan, who served as pro-nuncio to the United States from 1990 to 1998, told Catholic News Service Oct. 29 that he received a phone call from a woman in the months preceding St. […]

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Corroboration #11: Cardinal Ouellet’s Letter Confirms Sanctions Were Imposed on McCarrick

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The Vatican’s prefect for the Congregation for Bishops has confirmed that, in response to Theodore McCarrick’s serial sexual predation of young men and boys, Pope Benedict XVI imposed punitive measures against the former Washington, D.C. cardinal — and that Pope Francis lifted them. In an open letter published Sunday, Cdl. Marc Ouellet slammed Vatican whistleblower […]

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Corroboration #10: Did Cardinal Maradiaga Just Confirm Viganò’s Claims About Pope Francis?

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Among the variety of statements that have followed since the “bomb” of Archbishop Viganò’s testimony exploded last month, we wish to report a statement made by Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga, in an interview on September 12, 2018. The interview begins by recalling that Rodríguez Maradiaga is a “friend and close collaborator of the Pope,” and that […]

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Corroboration #9: Argentine Author Says Viganò Speaking the Truth about Pope Francis

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In light of the staggering revelations of Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò, currently hunted by the Holy See’s intelligence services for asking Pope Francis to resign for the cover-up of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s homosexual predation, Church Militant reached out to Dr. Antonio Caponnetto, an accomplished Catholic historian and doctor in philosophy from Buenos Aires — and one who knows more about Pope […]

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Corroboration #8: Letter Confirms Vatican Officials Knew of McCarrick Allegations in 2000

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A top official from the Vatican Secretariat of State acknowledged allegations made by a New York priest in 2000 concerning Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, according to a letter obtained by Catholic News Service. Father Boniface Ramsey, pastor of St. Joseph’s Church Yorkville in New York City, told CNS Sept. 7 that he received the letter […]

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Corroboration #7: ‘Retired’ Cardinal McCarrick Traveled the Globe During Francis’ Papacy

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Though some commentators have argued that the disgraced cardinal was no more active during Pope Francis’ papacy than during the tenure of his German predecessor, some news outlets registered a notable uptick in the his profile post-2013. Among the claims made in Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s bombshell letter released this week is the contention then-Pope […]

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Corroboration #4: McCarrick Was Removed from Living at the Seminary

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The Archdiocese of Washington has declined to comment on details of McCarrick’s living arrangements The Archdiocese of Washington has declined to confirm new details about the post-retirement living arrangements of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, and maintained that Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Washington’s archbishop, was unaware of alleged Vatican sanctions against McCarrick. Archbishop Carlo Vigano, former Vatican ambassador […]

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Corroboration #3: Pope Benedict Confirms He Disciplined McCarrick

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Pope Emeritus Benedict has confirmed the claim that he acted during his tenure to discipline now ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in response to accusations of sexual abuse, according to sources that have spoken to the National Catholic Register. If true, the Pope Emeritus’ confirmation that he knew about McCarrick and sought to punish him lends strong weight […]