One top insider Blasts Rome in an eleven-page report, and he even called for HIS resignation.
If you don’t know what an ‘ex-nuncio’ is, don’t worry. Until this report came out, the average person didn’t. But now that one has released a particularly damning report that even names the Pope himself, a lot of people are suddenly googling it.
Here’s your cheat-sheet if you haven’t already looked it up.
The quick-and-dirty-definition, they are to Rome as Ambassadors are to everyone else. Minus visa powers and consulates.
If you have somehow missed the recent bombshell story, names have been named in a coverup going back several decades in the Catholic Church. It involved 300+ priests, and 1000+ children in Pennsylvania. An ARCHBISHOP in Washington named Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in the end of July, was part of a cover-up.
The question is… does the story really end there?
In an extraordinary 11-page written testament, a former apostolic nuncio to the United States has accused several senior prelates of complicity in covering up Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s allegations of sexual abuse, and has claimed that Pope Francis knew about sanctions imposed on then-Cardinal McCarrick by Pope Benedict XVI but chose to repeal them.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, 77, who served as apostolic nuncio in Washington D.C. from 2011 to 2016, said that in the late 2000s, Benedict had “imposed on Cardinal McCarrick sanctions similar to those now imposed on him by Pope Francis” and that Viganò personally told Pope Francis about those sanctions in 2013.
Archbishop Viganò said in his written statement, simultaneously released to the Register and other media, (see full text below) that Pope Francis “continued to cover” for McCarrick and not only did he “not take into account the sanctions that Pope Benedict had imposed on him” but also made McCarrick “his trusted counselor.” Viganò said that the former archbishop of Washington advised the Pope to appoint a number of bishops in the United States, including Cardinals Blase Cupich of Chicago and Joseph Tobin of Newark.
Source: NC Register
So, the previous Pope had sanctions against McCarrick, but the current Pope did not continue them.
This is a big issue, since as recently as this May, there was another cover-up in Chile where all 34 Bishops offered to resign over the sex abuse scandals there.
What makes this one a bombshell?
He calls for the Pope himself to resign.
Archbishop Viganò, who said his “conscience dictates” that the truth be known as “the corruption has reached the very top of the Church’s hierarchy,” ended his testimony by calling on Pope Francis and all of those implicated in the cover up of Archbishop McCarrick’s abuse to resign.
On June 20, Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on the order of Pope Francis, prohibited former Cardinal McCarrick from public ministry after an investigation by the New York archdiocese found an accusation of sexual abuse of a minor was “credible and substantiated.” That same day,the public learned that the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Metuchen in New Jersey had received three accusations of sexual misconduct involving adults against McCarrick. Since then media reports have written of victims of the abuse, spanning decades, include a teenage boy, three young priests or seminarians, and a man now in his 60s who alleges McCarrick abused him from the age of 11. The Pope later accepted McCarrick’s resignation from the College of Cardinals. [emphasis added]
But Viganò wrote that Benedict much earlier had imposed sanctions on McCarrick “similar” to those handed down by Cardinal Parolin. “The cardinal was to leave the seminary where he was living,” Viganò said, “he was also forbidden to celebrate [Mass] in public, to participate in public meetings, to give lectures, to travel, with the obligation of dedicating himself to a life of prayer and penance.” Viganò did not document the exact date but recollected the sanction to have been applied as far back 2009 or 2010.
Source: NC Register
So, did the Pope know and do nothing about it?
If so, is the Archbishop right to call for his resignation?
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