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Release of Vatican Report on Disgraced Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Delayed Once Again

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Cardinal Sean O’Malley told American bishops that a long-expected report on the Vatican’s investigation into alleged serial sex abuser former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been delayed yet again. At the annual fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Cardinal O’Malley of Boston updated his colleagues about the probe, saying on Monday, “The […]

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Seton Hall Silent on Allegations of Homosexual Subculture at Its Seminaries

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More than a year after the explosive allegations of sexual abuse of minors and seminarians by ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, one of the important unanswered questions is exactly what kind of misconduct the disgraced former bishop committed at Seton Hall University’s two seminaries — and whether this misconduct was situated in the context of an alleged long-standing homosexual […]

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The Ted McCarrick Rot Deepens

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I don’t believe that the main reason that Christianity is collapsing in America is because of church scandals. It has much more to do with broader and deeper trends in modernity — with science, with capitalism, with technology, with the Sexual Revolution. But the churches have hurt themselves tremendously with their sex scandals. A Protestant […]

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Theodore McCarrick Still Won’t Confess

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Disgraced ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick was defrocked in February and ordered by Pope Francis to live a “life of prayer and penance.” It seems the message did not get through. McCarrick, it turns out, is unrepentant. Slate reporter Ruth Graham recently visited the Capuchin friary in Victoria, Kan., where McCarrick is living in solitude. The former […]

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Seton Hall University: McCarrick Used Intimidation, Sexually Harassed Seminarians

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In a departure from standard policy, Seton Hall University has made public key findings of a yearlong investigation into now defrocked Theodore McCarrick’s predatory sexual behavior toward seminarians while he was Archbishop of Newark. The review by the law firm Latham & Watkins found that McCarrick “created a culture of fear and intimidation” and that he “used […]

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Theodore McCarrick, Despicable to the End

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It is telling that the only interview Theodore McCarrick has given in over a year is to Slate, a liberal publication in the tank for the gay mafia. The article appeared this week. It is a half-baked piece, full of distortions, lazy bias, and a lack of outrage about McCarrick’s sickeningly dishonest denials. Slate informs us that the […]

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Theodore McCarrick Still Won’t Confess

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Banished in the dead of night to a mistrustful Kansas town after sexual abuse allegations, the defrocked archbishop of D.C. speaks publicly for the first time since his fall from grace. On a cloudy Sunday morning in August, Father John Schmeidler delivered a brisk homily at St. Fidelis Catholic Church on the virtue of trusting […]