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Archdiocesan spokesman confirms: Cardinal Wuerl cancelled McCarrick appearance at nuncio’s request

August 27, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, has confirmed that Cardinal Donald Wuerl cancelled a public appearance several years ago by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, at the request of the then-papal nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who has said that Pope Benedict XVI forbade public appearances by McCarrick. Cardinal Wuerl has denied being aware of such papal sanctions.

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