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He has been accused of ignoring allegations of sexual misconduct among seminarians

Bishop Patrick McGrath said that he ‘erred in judgment’

The cardinal had described the Viganò testimony as a potential ‘rabbit hole’ for Pope Francis

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The cardinal said that Pope Francis ‘has got to get on with other things, of talking about the environment’

The Pope Emeritus has not commented on the allegations against his successor

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‘The questions raised deserve answers that are conclusive and based on evidence,’ the US bishops conference president said

He also accused Viganò of ‘massive personal participation’ in covering up clerical abuse

The former US nuncio denied claims he ‘quashed’ an investigation into a prelate accused misconduct with seminarians