Saint of the Day for August 18: St. Louis of Toulouse (Feb. 9, 1274 – Aug. 19, 1297)August 18, 2020
Daily Scripture Reading and Meditation: Who Can Enter the Kingdom of Heaven?August 18, 2020
By Michael Hichborn, Church Militant, August 17, 2020
Linked to archdiocese of Newark, Theodore McCarrick
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On June 4, 1986, Abp. Peter Gerety formally stepped down as the head of the archdiocese of Newark, paving the way for his young successor, Theodore McCarrick. Speaking of the then 56-year-old McCarrick, Abp. Gerety said, “I believe it is time for a younger man to take over the reins of office here in Newark.” He also said that McCarrick’s “outstanding success” in the diocese of Metuchen “augurs well for the future of this archdiocese.”
As recent history well notes, McCarrick’s move to the archdiocese of Newark would spell disaster for souls, marking the beginning of a long trail of scandals and ruined vocations. Amid the sexual advances made toward seminarians, the notorious beach house bed-parties, and general rise in financial and personal prominence, McCarrick’s legacy of notoriety can now include the spread of openly satanic music. ….