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Man Shouts “Shame on You” as Cardinal Wuerl Addresses Sex Abuse Scandal

posted on September 4, 2018

The Washington Post’s Antonio Olivo and Martin Weil report that a man identified as Brian Garfield yelled “shame on you” at Cardinal Donald Wuerl on Sunday, as the cardinal spoke about the sex abuse scandal engulfing the Catholic Church. Garfield, a lifelong Catholic, told CNN that he is angry about the findings of last month’s grand jury report from Pennsylvania, which documents child abuse by hundreds of priests over several decades. Olivo and Weil add, “Wuerl has faced escalating calls by Catholic survivors groups to resign – a push that grew more intense last week after a former Vatican ambassador to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, published a letter that accused Wuerl of knowing about alleged sexual misconduct committed by his predecessor in Washington, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.”

Read at The Washington Post