“PRAY FOR YOUR POOR UNCLE,” A PREDATORY PRIEST TOLD HIS VICTIMS. As former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick became a powerful figure in the church, several boys from one family say he targeted them.
July 15, 2020
Rain fell in New York City four days before Christmas of 2018. Francis M. had planned to be in the city that day for business, but he had dutifully put aside time when asked to answer questions at the Archdiocese of New York offices about his experiences with “Uncle Ted” — former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
A tall, broad-shouldered man nearing 60 at the time, with blue eyes and steely gray hair, Francis had been in enough depositions in his career as an attorney to know how these