Cardinal Donald Wuerl

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May 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
Newly released correspondence involving defrocked Washington, DC Cardinal Theodore McCarrick show the extent to which his successor, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, was aware of sex abuse allegations against McCarrick.
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April 04, 2019 - 10:24 am
Pope Francis on Thursday named Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory as the new archbishop of Washington D.C., choosing a moderate, and the first African-American, to lead the archdiocese that has become the epicenter of the clergy sex abuse crisis in the U.S.
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October 16, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Days after Washington's archbishop resigned over his handling of sexual abuse allegations, the Archdiocese of Washington released the names of more than two dozen clergy members it says have been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors.
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Joe DeStio
October 12, 2018 - 5:59 pm
A Pittsburgh area leader of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) says she thinks Washington, D.C. Cardinal Donald Wuerl made the right decision in resigning. But Fran Samber says Wuerl needs to further explain his role in the church sex abuse scandal.
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October 12, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Amid unfolding sex-abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington. But the pope's gentle words and lack of condemnation angered those who feel top Catholic leaders continue to shirk responsibility for the global crisis.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 12, 2018 - 9:50 am
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl after his connection to two major sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church, one in Pittsburgh (while he was the Bishop of the diocese) and in Washington D.C.
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October 12, 2018 - 6:48 am
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.
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September 14, 2018 - 10:07 am
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, has announced his intention to resign when he meets with Pope Francis.
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September 12, 2018 - 9:40 am
By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children — evidence that he realizes the scandal is global and that inaction...
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Jennifer Bloodworth
August 28, 2018 - 11:34 am
The first lawsuit since the release of the bombshell grand jury report on child sex abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic Dioceses was filed Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
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