Pope accepts McCarrick resignation as cardinal following sex abuse scandal
Saturday, 28 July 2018 Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Theodore McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, D.C. and one of the U.S. Catholic Church's most prominent figures, following allegations of sex abuse with minors and young men.
According to Reuters, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, one of the U.S. Catholic Church’s most prominent figures. The 88-year-old, a former archbishop of Washington, D.C, has been at the center of a widening sexual abuse scandal.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty. FILE PHOTO:..