Man Says Cardinal McCarrick, His ‘Uncle Ted,’ Sexually Abused Him for Years (New York Times)

By Sharon Otterman- The devastating news piece that exposed Cardinal McCarrick’s abuse of a boy he had baptized. This followed the June 20 news that there was a “credible and… Read More

Cardinal McCarrick, seminarians and abuse: how could this happen? (America Magazine)

By Father James Martin, S.J.- A three-part theory about how the McCarrick situation could happen. Martin looks at the reasons a young man in the seminary may have for staying… Read More

The Scandal of Cardinal McCarrick and Why No Major Media Outed Him (Get Religion)

By Julia Duin- Duin details her investigative work dating from 2008 on the Cardinal McCarrick story. She claims that for years, religion reporters were aware of the story but unable… Read More

Church: Cardinal McCarrick is a Molester (The American Conservative)

By Rod Dreher- Dreher claims in this post that he had been waiting for the Cardinal McCarrick story to break since 2002, when he was tipped off by a priest… Read More

Vatican envoy in Chile says up to Pope to release sex abuse report (Reuters)

By Aislinn Laing and Dave Sherwood- This short piece covers Archbishop Scicluna’s final 2,300-page report to the pope regarding the situation in Chile. Scicluna says that it is up to… Read More

The Strange Clericalism of Women’s Ordination

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on how the demand for women’s ordination is a misunderstanding of the nature of vocation and even seems to call into question the universal… Read More