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US bishops defeat resolution to encourage Vatican candor on McCarrick

November 14, 2018

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has defeated a resolution that would have “encouraged” the Vatican to release documents relevant to the case of the disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick. After sometimes confused debate, the resolution was defeated by a vote of 137 to 85.


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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Nov. 17, 2018 12:54 AM ET USA

    Cowards all who voted against action. What will it take? More leaving the church! More empty pews! It is time to challenge the Vatican left mafia. This lavender mob is tying to destroy the Church and its doctrines. When will we clean house here in the hierarchy of the United States? It is long overdue.

  • Posted by: bernie4871 - Nov. 15, 2018 2:56 PM ET USA

    If the Church gets the low down onMcCarrick, why not Danneels? Obviously because the Pope is involved in that cover-up as well.

  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 15, 2018 2:32 PM ET USA

    This is how you spell c o v e r u p. Keep the documents hidden. Obfuscate. Where have we heard similar behavior before? Oh yeah: "You have to vote on the resolution before you can know what is in it." As President Reagan was heard saying: "There you go again."

  • Posted by: unum - Nov. 15, 2018 9:38 AM ET USA

    More evidence of confused bishops trying to lead Christ's Church which is free of any confusion. May our bishops wake the faithful when they are finally able to determine what Our Lord is telling them!

  • Posted by: dom6938 - Nov. 14, 2018 7:26 PM ET USA

    Hopefully the faithful will learn who voted for and against this measure and do some letter writing to those who voted against it.