On June 20, 2018 the Archdiocese of New York reported that it had received and investigated allegations that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a minor when he served as a priest of the Archdiocese some 40 years ago. The Archdiocese concluded that the allegations were “credible and substantiated.”
The Archdiocese further reported that the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, at the direction of Pope Francis, had instructed Cardinal McCarrick no longer to exercise publicly his priestly ministry.
In light of these events, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America, after due deliberation, voted

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