FACT CHECK: When Davis Met Francis
According to Archbishop Viganò's account, Pope Francis was so upset by what meeting with Pope Francis on Oct. 9 “to my great surprise the pope did not In new attack, Viganò revisits Francis' meeting with Kim Davis. (CNN) The archbishop who accused Pope Francis of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations against a top American archbishop unveiled a. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis apparently did have a brief meeting with the pontiff in FACT CHECK: Did Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis meet Pope Francis?.
And I was horrified and I fired that nuncio.
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In the letter, Vigano called on Pope Francis to resign, saying he was part of a "cover-up" involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, whom the Pope forced to resign last month after accusations of sexual misconduct with seminarians and allegations that he abused a minor in the s.
McCarrick has not commented on the accusations involving seminarians and has said he is innocent of the charge that he abused a minor. Now 89, McCarrick retired as archbishop of Washington in Vigano alleges that former Pope Benedict XVI knew of the accusations against McCarrick and had placed restrictions on him in or Vigano also said he told Francis that there is "thick" dossier about the accusations in McCarrick's files at the Vatican's Congregation for Bishops, but Francis did nothing about it.
Since Vigano's "testimony," photographic and video evidence has surfaced showing McCarrick preaching and appearing at church events, even one in which Vigano himself praised McCarrick, when the restrictions were supposed to be in place.
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Other Catholics have argued that Vigano's accusations should be viewed skeptically because he disagrees with Pope Francis on important church matters and may be bitter over the way he stepped down in Vigano's accusations have divided the US Catholic bishops, with some vouching for Vigano's character and calling for an investigation into the charges and others, such as Cardinal James Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, saying they are based on "factual errors, innuendo and fearful ideology.
Conference of Catholic Bishops, has called for a church investigation into "the many questions surrounding McCarrick," including Vigano's allegations. Without those answers, innocent men may be tainted by false accusation and the guilty may be left to repeat sins of the past," DiNardo said.
The Vatican has not responded to requests for comments about Vigano's accusations. And you have the sufficient journalistic ability to make your conclusions.
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The Vatican has not confirmed that the meeting between Davis and Pope Francis took place. The Vatican reached out to Davis through other parties who then put the Vatican in touch with Staver, the lawyer said.
Staver said he was there when a car picked up the Davises to take them to the embassy. The couple was at the embassy for two hours but the actual visit with the pope lasted 15 minutes, Staver said.
The Vatican does not confirm the meeting, nor does it deny the meeting. But on 29 Septembera Vatican spokesman confirmed there was a meeting: Vatican officials initially would not confirm that the meeting occurred, finally doing while refusing to discuss any details.
Davis — and why he kept the meeting secret.
Staver said the idea for a meeting was first discussed on Sept. He declined to say who proposed the meeting. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, confirmed the meeting, but he declined to elaborate. Staver said that Vatican officials had been aware of Ms.
He would not identify the Vatican officials. A highly placed source inside the Vatican claims the Pope was blindsided. The Vatican has since tried to distance Pope Francis from Davis.
The only real audience granted by the Pope at the Nunciature was with one of his former students and his family.