The hearing followed the unveiling of the House Judiciary Committee’s report detailing the results of a monthslong investigation into a leaked internal FBI memo that discussed investigating Catholics as potential domestic terrorists.
Though a small minority in Gaza, the Christian community has been greatly impacted by the war.
Cardinal McCarrick is facing misdemeanor sexual assault charges in Wisconsin related to an incident that allegedly occurred in April 1977 near a house by Geneva Lake.
Cardinal Fernández was one of several new cardinals to take possession of his titular church in recent weeks.
Msgr. Filippo Ciampanelli again read the prepared papal remarks on his behalf, with Francis noting that he was ‘still struggling’ from his illness. ‘But I’m better.’