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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuseVATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior.



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Vatican defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after finding him guilty of sexual crimes

Vatican defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after finding him guilty of sexual crimesFormer U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been defrocked by Pope Francis after Vatican officials found him guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said Saturday.



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Pope defrocks priest at center of Chilean sexual abuse scandal

Pope defrocks priest at center of Chilean sexual abuse scandalFather Fernando Karadima was defrocked by the pope on Thursday, a move the Vatican called “exceptional” and done “for the good of the Church.”



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Pope defrocks Chilean priest at center of abuse scandal

Pope defrocks Chilean priest at center of abuse scandalVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked a Chilean priest who was a central character in the global sex abuse scandal rocking his papacy, invoking his "supreme" authority to stiffen an earlier sentence because of the "exceptional amount of damage" the priest's crimes had caused.



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