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Timeline of key events in McCarrick’s priesthood, ministry

Here is a timeline of key events in the life of Theodore E. McCarrick, beginning with his ordination as a priest for the Archdiocese of New York more than 60 years ago and ending with the Vatican's announcement Feb. 16.

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DiNardo: Action on McCarrick ‘clear signal’ church will not tolerate abuse

The Vatican's removal from the priesthood of Theodore McCarrick "is a clear signal that abuse will not be tolerated," said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Feb. 16.

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McCarrick removed from the priesthood after being found guilty of abuse

The Vatican announced the decision Feb. 16, saying, Theodore E. McCarrick, was found guilty of "solicitation in the sacrament of confession and sins against the Sixth Commandment with minors and with adults, with the aggravating factor of the abuse of power."

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Catholic organizations scrutinize what works best in fighting poverty

The latest federal estimate that the number of Americans in poverty is now below 40 million for the first time in a long time -- the actual figure is 39.7 million -- that still means one of every eight Americans is poor.

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Catholic bishops, groups speak against president’s national emergency

Hard-fought legislation that gives President Donald Trump 55 additional miles of barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, well short of what he requested, was on its way to his desk Feb. 15, 2019, after the House and Senate both passed the measure late Feb. 14.

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Books give guidance, inspiration on ministry to those with disabilities

Two books about the welcome, the outreach, catechetical needs of those with disabilities.

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