Priest says he warned church about Cardinal McCarrick's alleged abuse
Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse
Vatican defrocks former cardinal Theodore McCarrick - ENN 2019-02-18
Theodore Edgar McCarrick
Cardinal McCarrick's history in DC, the Catholic Church
Theodore Edgar McCarrick is an American defrocked bishop, a former prelate and former cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Washington, D.C. from 2001 to 2006 and was elevated to the cardinalate in February 2001. Pope Francis accepted his resignation from the College of Cardinals on July 28, 2018 after a series of sexual misconduct allegations concerning boys and young men. He was dismissed from the clergy in February 2019, making him the most senior church official in modern times to be laicized.