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Wuerl has hinted that his successor should be someone unconnected with the current scandals

Cardinal Ouellet’s letter actually seems to partially substantiate some of Viganò’s claims

Sources say the Archdiocese of Westminster investigation was marked by procedural irregularities

The debate over the final wording of the document could prove even more contentious than the synod in 2015

It is essential for couples to receive ongoing formation both before and after their wedding, the Pope said

Ordinary Catholics want cultural and moral change, not bureaucracy

A spokesman confirmed Wuerl will formally ask Pope Francis to allow him to step down

The Vatican is apparently preparing a response. But what can they really say?

McCarrick had seminarian assistants until June 2018, about a year after the archdiocese knew he was being investigated

The Archdiocese of Washington has declined to comment on details of McCarrick’s living arrangements