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Wuerl has hinted that his successor should be someone unconnected with the current scandals

Catholics are divided by the prospect of an inquiry into the College of Cardinals

Once again, the Pope has officially removed someone while effectively keeping them in place

The list will include all credible accusations dating back to the 1950s

However, the cardinal will continue as Apostolic Administrator until a replacement is appointed

Some in Rome see calls for transparency as a covert attack on Pope Francis

The cardinal said Church leaders must face up to the reality of abuse

However, the Pope stopped short of ordering an apostolic visitation

Pope Francis is facing criticism from some surprising places in the US

Bishops and commentators wonder what happens in the absence of an investigation