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Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall assembly in Baltimore. The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, that sex abuse allegations against the ex-Cardinal dating back decades raise serious questions about how the alleged abuse remained a secret for so long. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Catholic sexual abuse scandals, McCarrick’s resignation rock parishioners

- The Washington Times

Parishioners in the Archdiocese of Washington, already rocked by the resignation of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick amid sexual misconduct accusations, on Sunday expressed outrage over the sexual abuse by priests detailed in a Pennsylvania grand jury’s report. But they offered a variety of reactions about Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s role in concealing those crimes from public scrutiny when he was bishop of Pittsburgh.

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Deborah Simmons

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- The Washington Times

It's darn near impossible for a college or university head coach to know what his coaches and players are up to 24/7. That hardly offers a break, however, to University of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin.

D.C. Metropolitan Police and Secret Service officers were forced back by counterprotesters outside of a security barrier on 17th street while attempting to escort attendees of the "Unite the Right 2" rally from Lafayette Park in Northwest. (Associated Press)

Police keep vastly outnumbered white nationalists separated from protesters

A small group of white nationalists and many more anti-racism protesters staged dueling rallies Sunday across from the White House, as a phalanx of police officers kept the two camps separated to prevent a repeat of the deadly violence that erupted last year at a white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event on the creation of a United States Space Force, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Pentagon.  Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) **FILE**

Public sick and tired of elitists' hatred toward Pence, Christians

It's actually pretty basic: We're tired of being ridiculed and stepped on. We're sick of being targeted by liberal lawyers for wanting to live out our faith. We're done with our pastors being silenced at the pulpit, of our beliefs belittled in front of our children in public schools. We're no longer willing to put up with activists judges who deny us our constitutional rights.

Groups protest in Freedom Plaza with the U.S. Capitol in the background, on the one year anniversary of Charlottesville's "Unite the Right" rally, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

'Unite the Right' counterprotesters condemn racism, call for Trump's impeachment

- The Washington Times

Hundreds are gathering at Freedom Plaza to protest the upcoming Unite the Right rally which is slated to take place later this afternoon. Just blocks away from Trump International Hotel, the plaza is was filled with signs condemning racism and calling for the impeachment of Donald Trump.

An anti-fascist demonstrator marches on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally marking the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

'Unite the Right' counterprotesters expected to dwarf white supremacists

- Associated Press

Jason Kessler, who abandoned his bid to stage an anniversary event in Charlottesville, said in his permit application that he expects 100 to 400 people to participate in his event Sunday afternoon in Lafayette Park, in front of the White House.

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous stands outside a polling place, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ** FILE **

Jealous calls on Maryland to suspend Durkin, Evans

- The Washington Times

Ben Jealous, the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, has called on the University of Maryland to suspend athletic director Damon Evans and head football coach D.J. Durkin in light of an ESPN report published Friday night.

Deborah Simmons

Dueling protests set for D.C.

- The Washington Times

Nobody is saying how many people are expected to show up between Friday and Monday. The best official estimates, or at least those given to the National Park Police, are 400 for the Unite the Righters and 1,000 for the Un-Haters.