Following the Pennsylvania Grand Jury investigation, and after the abuse allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick emerged, the cardinal has twice been to Rome to meet with the Pope. He said bishops were under attack from the "great accuser", another name for Satan. He said he acted with "diligence with concern for the victims and to prevent future acts of abuse".
Why did Cardinal Wuerl resign?
Cardinal Wuerl's books, homilies, and articles are rich resources which assist the faithful to understand better the teachings of the Church and embrace the faith we proudly profess. Bishop Michael Olson of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, has said in a letter to his diocese from July that he has "zero tolerance for sexual abuse" and that any victims should come forward "without fear of retribution, no matter the status of the perpetrator".
Patty Fortney-Julius, one of five sisters from central Pennsylvania who have accused their now-dead parish priest of sexually abusing them as children, also voiced frustrations.
DOJ Gives Preliminary Approval for CVS, Aetna Merger
As health care costs have risen, PBMs have emerged as important power players in the pharmaceutical supply chain. CVS and Aetna received regulatory approval for their $69 billion merger - with some conditions.
Cardinal Wuerl's episcopal career appears to be ending in as much controversy as it began when he became an auxiliary bishop in Seattle in 1986.
It is my hope and prayer that Our Lord Jesus will bless Cardinal Wuerl and all those in the Archdiocese of Washington with grace, peace and strength today and always.
"I think about the damage that has occurred to the Church, so this is bigger than any specific case or reference in that grand jury report", said Patricia McGuire, the president of Trinity Washington University, a Catholic university in Washington D.C.On her blog and in a recent interview with OSV, McGuire said Cardinal Wuerl should resign because his credibility as an archbishop has been compromised. The appointment generated serious conflict among Archbishop Hunthausen's supporters, and Bishop Wuerl was relieved of his responsibility in 1987.
Cardinal Wuerl is a member of several Vatican departments, including the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Congregation for Bishops.
Wuerl's defenders have cited a case that surfaced in 1988, when a 19-year-old former seminarian, Tim Bendig, filed a lawsuit accusing a priest, Anthony Cipolla, of molesting him.
Wuerl's powers are limited to "caretaking" of the church until a new archbishop is named for the Archdiocese of Washington, the Rev. William Byrne, pastor of Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland, told WTOP. He held this position until he was appointed in May 2006 to head the Archdiocese of Washington.
Despite a personal formality that sometimes struck observers as aloofness, McGuire said she found Cardinal Wuerl to be self-effacing, humble, approachable and genuinely interested in people.
Orlando Arcia and Keon Broxton hit back-to-back homers in the ninth off Wade Davis to make it 6-0 and end any sort of drama. Starting pitching had been an issue for the Brewers all season, but the Rockies were unable to score a single run off them.
He said the incident has made him think about similar racial profiling incidents that have occurred this year. Just a few minutes later, police showed up and asked to talk to the kids. "In 2018, prejudiced people exist".
Klopp should respect that and, in general, it is never a good thing when club managers comment negatively on global football. Sancho has shone playing on the left of midfield, racking up a mind-blowing nine assists for BVB already this season.
The share of gas-fired power in air pollution will need to be cut to eight percent and coal to less than two percent. The world may only have 12 years left to act on climate change before a global catastrophe breaks out.
He resigned from the board of Sky this week, following Comcast's successful bid for the European satellite broadcaster. James Murdoch , who serves as a director on Tesla's board, is set to end his innings as 21st Century Fox's CEO.
Economy was phased out on the aircraft since the duration of the flight was too long for standard economy conditions. Flight SQ22 departed at 15:37GMT (11.35pm local time) with 150 passengers and 17 crew members on board.
For those not packing a weighty novel (or two), there will be 1,200 hours of audio-visual entertainment to choose from. Singapore previously operated the route using Airbus A340-500 airliners before suspending the service in 2013.
Town Manager David Lambert said he was prepared for Michael, but wasn't expecting much destruction. "It's hard to grasp", he said. Emergency personnel scoured through areas where entire blocks of homes and buildings were flattened, searching for survivors.
Rights groups and the USA criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for electing controversial nations to the council. In Cameroon, HRW said government forces and armed separatists had committed "grave abuses" in the country's Anglophone region.
Federer, Djokovic advance to Shanghai semis
The 31-year-old Serb saved a set point against Anderson in an intense opener, before taking control in the tiebreak. Yet he made an aggressive start against Nishikori to take a 4-1 lead in the opening set.
Sports News, Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves
Kurt Suzuki, who was batting for Foltynewicz, contributed a two-out pinch single to drive in Johan Camargo and Tyler Flowers. The Braves held on to win, so there will be a Game 4 with the Dodgers having a two-games-to-one lead.
Two astronauts in good condition after emergency landing
The good news is that the ISS can be kept operational by ground controllers, as Todd explained during the briefing. But it was not the first time that a manned Soyuz rocket has been forced to activate its launch abort system.