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Five Takeaways From the Vatican’s Explosive McCarrick Report

posted on November 11, 2020

The New York Times‘s Elizabeth Dias and Ruth Graham report, “On Tuesday the Vatican released a massive report investigating how Theodore E. McCarrick, a disgraced former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, rose to the heights of the Catholic Church, despite leaders receiving reports that he had sexually abused minors and adult seminarians over the course of decades.” The report found that Pope John Paul II, now a saint, elevated McCarrick to cardinal, even though he had been warned about the cleric’s sexual misconduct. Dias and Graham write that the Vatican also “blames three American bishops for providing misleading information,” which contributed to McCarrick’s promotion.

Read at The New York Times