Vatican report faults successive popes over defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick

Published Nov 10 2020 at 2:37 PM GMT
  • Investigation show how American was allowed to rise through church despite abuse allegationsPope John Paul II promoted a senior figure in the US Catholic church despite being aware of rumours of his sexual misconduct, a two-year Vatican investigation has found.
  • The report, published on Tuesday, highlighted failings by successive popes, Vatican officials and US clerics who allowed Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to rise through church ranks despite multiple allegations of abuse.



  • Published Nov 10, 2020 2:37 PM GMT