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Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over sexual abuse allegations

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abus ...

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READ NEXT: Pope defrocks Chilean priest at center of sex abuse scandal Previously, the Vatican has ...

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Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Saturday’s more detailed statement suggested a new trend in the wa ...

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The issue of church sex abuse came up in a papal audience earlier Saturday with Chilean President Se ...

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The Vatican said both meetings discussed “the painful scourge of abuse of minors, reiterating the ef ...

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VATICAN CITY—When the sex-abuse crisis in the Catholic Church flared up in 2002, in the waning days ...

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When it flared up again in 2010 under Pope Benedict XVI, the atmosphere at the Vatican was a mix of ...

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Back then, there were new allegations in the United States, as well as new questions about how Bened ...

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From inside the high walls of Vatican City State, I had the sense, in the years I covered the Vatica ...

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I recall a canon lawyer with a thick Boston accent telling me as I left an interview with Benedict’s ...