Wuerl Allowed Seminarians To Be McCarrick Aides Amid Abuse Investigation

McCarrick had seminarian assistants until June 2018, about a year after the archdiocese knew he was being investigated The Archdiocese of Washington has confirmed that seminarians were permitted to serve as assistants to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick while the archbishop was being investigated for the alleged sexual abuse of a teenager. In 2011, McCarrick moved from … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Viganò Corroboration #1: Former Nunciature Official Says ‘Vigano Said the Truth’

Monsignor Jean-François Lantheaume, the former first counsellor at the apostolic nunciature in Washington D.C., has said that the former nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, told “the truth” in his explosive statement released to the press on Aug. 25. The 11-page document contains specific allegations that senior bishops and cardinals have been aware of the allegations … Read more

New Allegations Surface Regarding Archbishop McCarrick and Newark Priests

Recent allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick include reports that he made sexual advances toward seminarians during his tenure as Bishop of Metuchen and Archbishop of Newark. CNA recently spoke to six priests of the Archdiocese of Newark, and one priest member of a religious order who was a seminarian in New York in the … Read more