From Legionary of Christ to Promoter of Father Martin: Cardinal Farrell’s Peculiar Rise

L’Espresso, Sandro Magiater: As has been known for days, with a terse statement Pope Francis has announced that Theodore McCarrick, 88, archbishop emeritus of Washington, is no longer a cardinal, is under house arrest, must lead a life of prayer and penance, and is suspended “a divinis.” And all this while awaiting the results of the “regular canonical trial.” Article is here.