Catholic youth release open letter on McCarrick, call for independent investigation

Posted August 9, 2018 6:16 pm by Editor

Catholic youth release open letter on McCarrick, call for independent investigation

WASHINGTON – A group of young Catholic writers, intellectuals, and activists released an open letter Aug. 8 calling for an independent investigation into the alleged crimes of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. The letter also calls Catholic leaders to recommit themselves to the Church’s teaching on sexuality.The letter was published Wednesday on the website of First Things.Matthew Schmitz, senior editor at First Things and a signatory of the letter, told CNA that it was written by a “diverse group of Catholics from a whole host of backgrounds.”The letter’s signatories said their letter was written in part to respond to a Vatican request

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