Catholic News Service

The cardinal was a member of the Second Vatican Council

Resignation follows complaint of unacceptable behaviour of a sexual nature

A former police chief suggested the schools should be closed for causing sectarianism

The cardinals will take turns presiding over the synod

‘I go out to parishes and schools all the time for visits. I am always well received when I go,’ the bishop said

‘McCarrick used his position of power as then-Archbishop of Newark to sexually harass seminarians,’ the report said

The appeal follows the seizure of a bishop and two priests who criticised school shutdowns

Filipino Fr Gerard Francisco Timoner is the new head of the Dominican order

He apologised for ‘errors in not properly acknowledging individuals and attributing sources in my writings’