Judge finds defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick not competent to stand trial for sexual assault (ABC News)

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    Judge finds defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick not competent to stand trial for sexual assault – By Nadine El-Bawab (ABC News) / Aug 30, 2023

    McCarrick was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy decades ago.

    A Massachusetts judge ruled that defrocked Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is not competent to stand trial in a sex abuse case.

    He was charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy in Massachusetts decades ago.

    Dedham District Court Judge Paul McCallum dismissed the case against McCarrick in a Wednesday hearing.

    Dr. Kerry Nelligan, a forensic psychologist, testified that McCarrick has dementia and suffers significant cognitive deficits.

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