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One Year After McCarrick’s Fall: A Status Report on Bishop Accountability

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The scandal has led to Theodore McCarrick’s laicization and Vatican norms designed to hold bishops accountable, but investigations into an alleged cover-up continue. Celebrating his 60th anniversary as a priest with fellow jubilarians in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick received a standing ovation after he affirmed the need for priestly holiness during […]

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Fortifying the Faith in a Time of Crisis

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At this moment of crisis, Catholics need to draw closer to Christ, not farther away. As the new year proceeds apace, an unprecedented crisis continues to roil the Church, stoking anger, cynicism and dread among the faithful and demoralizing their pastors. Yet even as the scandals tempt some to register their disgust by leaving the […]

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Viganò 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 […]