Abuses, the Pope accepts McCarrick’s resignation: he is no longer cardinal 

Theodore McCarrick is no longer a cardinal. After the accusations of abuse of minors, the 88-year-old Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, one of the most influential figures of the Church in the United States, presented the Pope with his resignation as a member of the College of Cardinals, which Francis accepted. It is the Vatican Press Office that…

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Texas bishop: hold McCarrick and his enablers accountable

Fort Worth, Texas, Jul 28, 2018 / 03:33 pm (CNA).- Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s alleged crimes might merit removing him from the clergy entirely—and they require accountability for all Church leaders who knew of his alleged misconduct and did nothing, Bishop Michael F. Olson of Fort Worth, Texas has said in a letter to the faithful of his diocese.

“The Church needs to do more than have a serious conversation about these issues, it needs to discern in light of the Truth and to act intentionally,” Olson told CNA July 28. “If conversation does not lead to decision, it quickly devolves

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US bishops to honor three people with ‘People of Life’ award

Phoenix, Ariz., Jul 28, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 100 Catholics will attend the 2018 People of Life awards next week to honor three pro-life individuals for their dedication to the Gospel of Life.

The awards will go to Janice Benton, a proponent for disability rights; Monsignor Joseph Ranieri, an advocate for post-abortion healing; and James Hanson, who campaigned against medically assisted-suicide and who will be honored posthumously.  

The awards will be presented in Phoenix as part of the Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference July 29 – Aug. 1, sponsored by the US bishops’ Secretariat on Pro-Life Activities.

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