McCarrick no longer a Novus Ordo cardinal…

“Uncle Ted” has been Dethroned

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Fr. Theodore McCarrick no longer pretends to be a cardinal of the Catholic Church. After credible allegations of sexual abuse were made public in June, the Vatican forbade him to exercise any public ministry. When The New York Times then published another accuser’s story on July 19, everything really hit the fan. Now the Vatican has announced that McCarrick has tendered his resignation from the Novus Ordo cardinalate, and “Pope” Francis has accepted it.

Here is the official statement released by the Vatican press office on July 28:

Yesterday evening the Holy Father received the letter in which Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington (U.S.A.), presented his resignation as a member of the College of Cardinals.

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