Cardinal Parolin McCarrick Report
Title: Cardinal Parolin on McCarrick Report: moved by the truth to avoid past errors
Author: Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Publisher: Vatican News
In a statement of the Cardinal Secretary of State, he advises that the document be read in its entirety so as not to draw partial conclusions: “We publish the Report with sorrow for the wounds that these events have caused to the victims, their families, the Church in the United States, and the Universal Church”.
Statement of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State
The Report on the Holy See’s institutional knowledge and decision-making process related to former Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick, which the Secretariat of State drew up on the Pope’s mandate, is published today. It is a substantial text, which has involved a careful examination of all the relevant documentation of the archives in the Holy See, at the Nunciature in Washington and in the dioceses of the United States involved in various ways. The complex investigation was also integrated with information obtained from interviews with witnesses and persons with knowledge of the facts, in order to obtain as complete a picture as possible and a more detailed and accurate knowledge of the relevant information.
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