Pope Francis, the Archbishop, the former Washington McCarrick from the cleric stand dismissed. The 88-year-old is accused of sexual abuse and abuse of power.
a Few days before a Vatican summit on the workup of cases of abuse in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has an American Ex-cardinal from the cleric stand dismissed. This is the highest punishment in the law of the Church.
The 88-year-old Washington Archbishop Theodore McCarrick had been found in a study of the faith, congregation for the doctrine of the Vatican of sexual misconduct in dealing with Minors and adults are guilty, it said in a notification by the Holy see. To make matters worse, the fact of the abuse of power.
At the meeting with the Pope in September 2015, the accusations against McCarrick were not yet open to the public.harassment of minors
In July of 2018, had accepted the Pope is already the resignation of McCarrick. This was accused in his home country, to have minors and priests contender sexually harassed. McCarrick also had to give the cardinal the title. In the scandal, also Francis, was advised in the criticism. The conservative Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò accused the Pontiff, the accusations against McCarrick ignored for a long time and to have sanctions against this at all undone.
The Holy see had been informed in September of 2017, from the Archdiocese of New York that a man accused of McCarrick to have him in the 1970s, abused.Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal, 29.07.2018 Nearly 700 spiritual abuse is suspected, 20.12.2018 Atlas |the Vatican |Vatican