You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

US Cardinal Donald Wuerl, accused over abuse cover-up, resigns: Vatican

AFP  |  Vatican City 

has accepted the resignation of US Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a in Pennsylvania, the Vatican said Friday.

Wuerl, who has stepped down as of Washington, had announced last month that he planned to meet with the pope to discuss his resignation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 17:05 IST