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Would the new abuse measures have caught “Uncle Ted”?

“Two questions that have haunted me over the past year. (1) Would abuse accusations against former cardinal Theodore ‘Uncle Ted’ McCarrick have reached the public without the existence of the Lay Review Board in the Archdiocese of New York? (2) Would the New York Times have published its bombshell stories about McCarrick — one of the most powerful U.S. Catholics ever, in terms of media clout — without the knowledge that this Lay Review Board existed and could report its findings?” [1]