Lawsuit: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick abused man in 1980s

Three sex abuse lawsuits filed against a New Jersey diocese and announced Thursday include claims that defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a young man in the 1980s.

Alleging sex abuse, 4 sue Vatican over handling of McCarrick

Four accusers of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick have sued the Vatican, arguing it should be held liable for allowing the now-disgraced cleric to serve in multiple positions when it knew of numerous allegations of sexual abuse against him. 

Lawsuit: McCarrick victim told pope of sex abuse in 1988

A man claims in a lawsuit filed under a recently enacted New Jersey law that he told Pope John Paul II in 1988 about being sexually abused as a child by the priest who would become Cardinal Theodore McCarrick but that the Vatican did nothing — claims he also made in a lawsuit this summer in New York.

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick abused boy in Newark in 1990s, lawsuit says

Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a teenage boy in the 1990s when he was leader of the Archdiocese of Newark, according to a lawsuit filed under a newly enacted New Jersey law that gives accusers more time to make legal claims.