Cardinal Cody plans to resign

By

John Cardinal Cody, under federal investigation to determine if he diverted more than $1 million in church funds to a woman friend, will resign as head of the Chicago Roman Catholic archdiocese Dec. 24, his office announced.

A spokesman for the archdiocese said Cardinal Cody would retire on his 75th birthday because Catholic law urges prelates to resign by the time they reach 75 . The US Attorney's office is investigating the cardinal to determine whether he gave $1 million in tax-exempt church funds to a longtime friend, Helen Dolan Wilson.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...