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Ex-Cardinal McCarrick abused boy in Newark in 1990s: Lawsuit

Posted: 11:17 PM, Dec 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-02 23:17:38-05

A lawsuit says former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a teenage boy in the 1990s when he was leader of the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey.

Another lawsuit filed by two of six sisters alleges that a now-deceased priest who had previously worked for the archdiocese abused them and their siblings for nearly 10 years after he was transferred to Pennsylvania.

The lawsuits were filed under a newly enacted New Jersey law that gives accusers more time to make legal claims.