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Ousted cardinal gave to clerics

Dec 27, 2019 - The Washington Post
Mergers and Acquisitions

McCarrick tapped church fund

Powerful figures received $600,000, records show

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick gave hundreds of thousands of dollars in church money to powerful Catholic clerics over nearly two decades, according to financial records obtained by The Washington Post, while the Vatican failed to act on claims he had sexually harassed young men.

Starting in 2001, McCarrick sent checks totaling more than $600,000 to clerics in Rome and elsewhere, includin...