Mr. McCarrick’s Mess

Stephen White of Catholic University looks at the impending laicization of Ted McCarrick.

“In one sense, laicization would bring McCarrick’s part in the saga of the clerical sex-abuse crisis in the Catholic Church to a deservedly ignominious end. He is an old man now, wretched and pitiable, whatever his crimes. But of course, the bitter fruits of his sins are still ripening to harvest.”

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