sex abuse scandal

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October 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why they were removed. The Vatican's unusually...
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August 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state says Pope Francis is "serene" despite the "bitterness and concern" in the Vatican over accusations that he covered up for an American ex-cardinal accused of sexual misconduct. Cardinal Pietro Parolin says accusations from Archbishop Carlo Maria...
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August 22, 2018 - 3:44 pm
By MARC LEVY , Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic high school will shed the name of Washington's archbishop after he was cited in a sweeping grand jury report as having allowed priests accused of sexually abusing children to be reassigned or reinstated while he was Pittsburgh'...
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