Church priest charged with sexually abusing teens as well as adults

    31-Jul-2021   
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A Vatican investigation confirmed that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrickhe had sexually molested adults as well as children. He has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s, court records show.
 
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McCarrick is the first cardinal in the US to ever be criminally charged with a sexual crime against a minor, according to Mitchell Garabedian, a well-known lawyer for church sexual abuse victims who is representing the man alleging the abuse by McCarrick.
 
The case created a credibility crisis for the church since the Vatican had reports from authoritative cardinals dating to 1999 that McCarrick's behaviour was problematic, yet he became an influential cardinal, kingmaker and emissary of the Holy See's 'soft' diplomacy, Associated Press reported.
 
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