Wuerl’s plan

Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago and Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington collaborated extensively on a recently proposed policy for handling abuse allegations against bishops, CNA has learned. Cupich submitted the plan Tuesday to leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference, proffering

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U.S. bishops express hope that Wuerl resignation will bring healing

Several U.S. bishops responding to the official resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C. expressed hope Friday that the decision would bring healing for survivors of clerical abuse. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Wuerl Oct. 12, while asking

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2018-10-14T08:26:51-07:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |44 Comments

Will Pope Francis accept Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation?

The Archbishop of Washington told priests Tuesday that he intends to meet with Pope Francis soon to discuss his resignation from office. In a letter sent to priests of the Archdiocese of Washington Sept. 11, Cardinal Donald Wuerl wrote that

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2018-09-12T08:31:10-07:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |17 Comments