Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in 2011 in Baltimore. McCarrick was ordered by the Holy See to step down from public ministry as a result of an allegation of sexual abuse.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall assembly in 2011 in Baltimore. McCarrick was ordered by the Holy See to step down from public ministry as a result of an allegation of sexual abuse.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in 2011 in Baltimore. McCarrick was ordered by the Holy See to step down from public ministry as a result of an allegation of sexual abuse.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in 2011 in Baltimore. McCarrick was ordered by the Holy See to step down from public ministry as a result of an allegation of sexual abuse.