New Accusation Surfaces Against Former U.S. Prelate McCarrick

A firm that has filed previous legal complaints against former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick and church entities added another complainant July 21 against the laicized prelate, leveling a new accusation that he allegedly abused its new client as a boy at a beach house in Sea Girt, New Jersey, in the early 1980s.

Bishop DiMarzio Wraps Up Apostolic Visitation in Buffalo

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio made his third “apostolic visit” to Buffalo, N.Y., to conclude his fact-finding mission in the Diocese of Buffalo, where Bishop Richard Malone faces accusations of covering up sexual abuse of minors by priests.

Bridgeport Bishop Caggiano Addresses Scandal

Bishop Caggiano made his remarks two days after the release of results of an independent investigation that identified 281 victims of abuse in the Diocese of Bridgeport over the diocese’s 65 years and found 71 priests who were credibly accused.

Former Cardinal McCarrick Defrocked for Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis approved the removal of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from the clerical state, colloquially known as “laicization” or “defrocking,” the Vatican announced Feb. 16.

A Simple Defrocking Won’t Mean the McCarrick Case Is Over

Various news agencies have reported that the Vatican will shortly announce a ruling in the case of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, accused of sexual abuse of a 16-year-old boy more than 50 years ago as well as various incidents with adult priests and seminarians.