Pope Francis Accepts D.C. Archbishop Wuerl's Resignation
Friday, 12 October 2018 Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the embattled archbishop of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Vatican said, ending months of speculation about the fate of one of the most powerful officials in the U.S. Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl from his post as the archbishop of Washington, D.C. Wuerl has been under fire from sex abuse victims for his alleged role in a cover-up. CBS News' Nikki Battiste reports.
The Vatican told the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to delay voting on measures to hold bishops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual abuse. According to CNN, Pope Francis met with..