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Cardinal Wuerl Apologizes to Priests, McCarrick Victim, Says He Forgot He Knew About Harassment Allegations

posted on January 18, 2019

The Washington Post’s Michelle Boorstein reports, “D.C.’s embattled Catholic leader, Donald Wuerl, under fire in recent days for untruthful statements regarding what he knew about the alleged sexual misconduct of his predecessor, Theodore McCarrick, apologized late Tuesday, saying he forgot he knew about the allegations.” Wuerl apologized directly to former priest Robert Ciolek, who accused McCarrick of sexual assault. Ciolek said, “He’s shown himself to be better at expressing sorrow for actions of others. But he remains unable or unwilling to acknowledge the truth of his own actions.”

Read at The Washington Post