A former papal nuncio in the U.S., says that pope Francis ‘ sexual abuse by an American cardinal has wrapped up. The ex-diplomat, Carlo Maria Vigano, is that Francis should, therefore, resign.
Vigano was the representative of the Vatican in the U.S. between 2011 and 2016. He says that pope Francis the sanctions lifted his predecessor Benedict had imposed on the archbishop of Washington, DC, Theodore McCarrick, because the priests and seminarians sexually abused.
According to Vigano, who is now retired, has the Vatican reports about sexual abuse under the carpet pushed. The ex-nuncio says that he is pope Francis in 2013 has informed the about McCarrick that ‘generations’ seminarians and priests has been abused.
Vigano would Francis also on the sanctions have been pointed out: the cardinal would have been located out of public life, should retire, was a travel ban imposed, and had himself to prayer and penance, dedicate.
McCarrick acted in the meantime as a cardinal. The pope has resigned his post in July accepted.
The Vatican does not comment on the accusation. Pope Francis is on Sunday-in Ireland, where the years of covering the victim of sexual abuse in the church in the center of attention. Sunday, during a mass in Phoenix park in Dublin, which was attended by half a million faithful, asked the pope to agree to ‘forgiveness’.