McCarrick’s Former Secretary Claims Cardinal Wuerl Didn’t Know About Abuse Settlements

Cardinal Donald Wuerl knew nothing of the abuse settlements paid to sex abuse victims of his predecessor Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, according to a letter sent to priests of the Archdiocese of Washington. The letter, which came from Archdiocesan Vicar General Monsignor Charles Antonicelli, informed priests in the Archdiocese: “Neither the Archdiocese of Washington nor Cardinal Wuerl … Read more

Texas Bishop: Hold McCarrick and His Enablers Accountable

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s alleged crimes might merit removing him from the clergy entirely—and they require accountability for all Church leaders who knew of his alleged misconduct and did nothing, Bishop Michael F. Olson of Fort Worth, Texas has said in a letter to the faithful of his diocese. “The Church needs to do more … Read more

Donald William Cardinal Wuerl

Current Role Former Archbishop of Washington DC Official Web Site: Mailing Address: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, 5001 Eastern Ave., Hyattsville, MD 20782; P.O. Box 29260, Washington, DC 20017, USA Telephone: (301)853-4520 Fax: 853-5346 What Has Been Reported McCarrick personally lobbied for Wuerl to be his successor in Washington DC. Wuerl reportedly had a track record … Read more

Cardinal McCarrick: Everybody Knew

Remember how, after Harvey Weinstein was busted as a serial sexual abuser, it emerged that a whole lot of people knew this about Weinstein, but never said anything about it? The same thing is true about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was outed today (by the Catholic Church) as having sexually abused a minor years ago. … Read more