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US cardinals hope new accountability stops abusers in future

US cardinals hope new accountability stops abusers in futureVATICAN CITY (AP) — Two U.S. cardinals attending the Vatican's sex abuse prevention summit said Friday that the downfall of their former colleague, Theodore McCarrick, was sad for the Catholic church but they hoped a new spirit of accountability would prevent future cover-ups of bishop misconduct.



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Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murderPompeo told reporters he had also raised a number of human rights issues with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, including women’s rights activists who have been detained for months and some allegedly tortured. Khashoggi, a longtime royal insider who had become a critic of the crown prince, was killed in October in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, prompting a global outcry including U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 individuals and a Senate resolution blaming Prince Mohammed. A CIA assessment has blamed the crown prince for ordering the killing, which Saudi officials deny.



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U.S.'s Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

U.S.'s Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murderThe U.S. secretary of state said Monday that Saudi leaders assured him everyone responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi would be held accountable.



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Victims, accountability on agenda at pope's sex abuse summit

Victims, accountability on agenda at pope's sex abuse summitVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday released the first details of Pope Francis' upcoming high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending the gathering must reach out to victims before they get to Rome and that accountability is very much on the agenda.



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Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonder

Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonderUnder global scrutiny, Turkey vows to get to the bottom of the alleged killing of a Saudi journalist at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. But some observers see a double standard in promises of transparency from a government accused of stifling freedom of expression.



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As Cosby Sentencing Unfolds, Pennsylvanians Demand Accountability For Sexual Abuse

As Cosby Sentencing Unfolds, Pennsylvanians Demand Accountability For Sexual AbuseSexual abusers faced a reckoning on Monday in Pennsylvania ― whether they were



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Irish abuse survivor demands accountability even at Vatican

Irish abuse survivor demands accountability even at VaticanDUBLIN (AP) — A prominent Irish survivor of priestly sexual abuse told a Vatican-sponsored conference Friday that the Holy See must put in place "robust structures" and strong sanctions to hold accountable bishops and Vatican officials who fail protect children from predator priests.



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Students March On Smith & Wesson To Demand Accountability On Gun Violence

Students March On Smith & Wesson To Demand Accountability On Gun ViolenceBeginning Thursday, a group of students will march westward a quarter of the



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