NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick is charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy within the Seventies.
Court docket data present McCarrick faces three counts of assault and battery.
In accordance with the Boston Globe newspaper, he’s accused of assaulting a 16-year-old throughout a marriage reception at Wellesley Faculty in Massachusetts in 1974.
The 91-year-old is the highest-ranking Catholic official within the U.S. to face prison fees for intercourse abuse.
McCarrick was Bishop of Metuchen, Archbishop of Newark and Cardinal of Washington, D.C., till he was defrocked.