Outside the courtroom, people lined McCarrick’s path to and from the courthouse and shouted, 'You have not repented of the abuse you have done!' and 'How many lives? How many children? Shame on you, Prince of the Church!'
The McCarrick scandal is an international scandal, involving a secret deal between the Vatican and America’s foremost adversary, China, which may include something very much like a gag order against public criticism of its abuses by American clergy.