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McCarrick's rise through church hierarchy began as altar boy

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick's rise through the Catholic Church hierarchy, during which he established a reputation as a globe-trotting human rights advocate before being brought down by sex abuse scandals, began as an altar boy in New York City.
McCarrick, who recently became the highest-ranking cleric to be defrocked by the Vatican, worked his way up over several decades to the highest circles of church leadership, despite awareness among the hierarchy of his suspect behaviour, including sleeping with adult seminarians.
McCarrick's past finally caught up with him last...
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