Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on August 1, 2018, issued a statement noting the steps the U.S. Bishops Conference will take in addressing the failures of the Church in protecting the people of God.
In the statement, he refers to a “grievous moral failure with the Church.” He pledged that the bishops “will pursue the many questions surrounding Archbishop McCarrick’s conduct to the full extent of its authority.”
Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows:
“The accusations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick reveal a grievous moral failure within the Church. They cause bishops anger,