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  • A damning and long anticipated report into the disgraced ex US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was published by the Catholic Church on Tuesday, pointing to serious failings by Popes, Vatican officials and senior American clergy.

  • The report, which includes interviews with 90 witnesses, says that repeated rumors of sexual misconduct followed the 90 year old McCarrick during his rise through the ranks of the Catholic Church.

  • The report even showed that the late Pope John Paul, the second was discouraged by Cardinal John O.

  • Connor in 1999 to promote McCarrick because off these rumors during his time as pope, Benedict, the 16th, also told McCarrick he should withdraw as bishop after he became aware of more allegations.

  • Cardinal Pietro Parolin is the Vatican secretary of state.

  • We published the reporter with sorrow for the wounds that the matter is closed toe the victims, their families, the church in the United States and the Universal Church.

  • McCarrick was finally expelled from the priesthood last year after a Vatican investigation found him guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults on abuse of power.

  • The report also said that credible evidence existed that the former archbishop of Washington, D.

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  • had abused minors when he was a priest in the 19 seventies, but they did not surface until decades later.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/10
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