By Michelle Boorstein
In a last-minute change, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Friday added a discussion of the McCarrick report to the meeting agenda. The report, which took two years to complete, concluded that multiple top clergy in the United States and Rome knew about rumors and reports of alleged sexual misconduct by McCarrick but either didn’t pass full details onto superiors or opted not to investigate further.
With McCarrick’s career running through multiple Northeastern U.S. dioceses and the report alleging mistakes made along the way, the report’s message for some bishops is pressing.
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