Retired New Jersey bishop says he reported allegations against McCarrick to nuncio, police in 2005
September 06, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick was the first bishop of the Diocese of Metuchen (1981-86) before he was appointed Archbishop of Newark (1986-2000) and Archbishop of Washington (2001-2006). Under Bishop Paul Bootkoski (2002-2016), the Metuchen diocese settled a sexual misconduct claim against McCarrick. Bishop Bootkoski said that in 2005, he reported allegations against McCarrick to Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo, then the apostolic nuncio to the US.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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