NJ Spotlight News

Former Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexual assault

Clip: 07/29/2021 | 1m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick — once one of the highest-ranking Catholic officials in the U.S. — has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a Massachusetts wedding reception in 1974, according to reports from the Boston Globe. McCarrick was defrocked in 2019 after a Vatican investigation confirmed he sexually molested both adults and children.

Aired: 07/29/21

Rating: NR

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