Tuesday, September 06, 2005

*Breaking News* - Cardinal McCarrick's Resignation Not Accepted At This Time

This is truly "newsworthy"...perhaps it's not true? One must wonder if he is accurately representing the Holy Father's position this time?
Last night, during the annual Labor Day gathering for the priests of the Archdiocese of Washington, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick told them he had been notified that Pope Benedict XVI has decided the Cardinal should continue as Archbishop of Washington at this time. He was notified of the Pope’s decision by a letter from the Apostolic Nuncio. He likely will continue to serve as archbishop for another two or so years. As required under canon (Church) law, Cardinal McCarrick had offered his resignation to the Holy Father on his 75th birthday, July 7, 2005.
More here.

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