Today at last Francis accepted the heavily embroiled Card. Wuerl’s resignation.
Card. Wuerl turned 75 over two years ago. As the law requires he was to submit his resignation. It was not accepted at the time. Wuerl submitted another in September.
They’ve given it a lot of coverage.
I’ve read it. I won’t comment on it, right now, for the sake of my and your blood pressure. I have a doctor’s appointment coming up this morning.
In the WSJ account, however, I found this interesting line:
Cardinal Wuerl is now the second prominent U.S. Church official to be brought down by the sex-abuse scandal this year.
As one of my correspondents wrote today:
Viganò 2 – Francis 0