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Pope Francis Defrocks Former U.S. Cardinal Guilty of Sexual Crimes

McCarrick, 88, is the highest-ranking churchman to be laicized

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

Former 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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Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over sexual abuse

Pope Francis has dismissed former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from priesthood after Vatican officials found him guilty of sexual abuse crimes ...

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Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

The move by Pope Francis, announced by the Holy See on Saturday, was the first time a cardinal in the United States has been removed from the ...

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Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse

The Catholic Church took the extraordinary step Friday night of defrocking Theodore McCarrick, the former archbishop and cardinal of Washington, ...

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Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked for sex abuse

Now "laicized," one of the long-time figureheads of the Church in America can no longer present himself as a priest in any way

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Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over sex abuse

Now "laicized" on the approval of Pope Francis himself, one of the long-time figureheads of the Church in America can no longer present himself as a priest in any way

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Pope to visit Moroccan imam school to boost moderate Islam

Francis will meet with migrants in Morocco, visit a training institute for imams

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Pope to visit Moroccan imam school to boost moderate Islam

Francis will meet with migrants in Morocco, visit a training institute for imams

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Sexual Abuse of Nuns: A Longstanding Church Scandal Emerges From Shadows

Pope Francis’ acknowledgment of the problem came after decades of allegations and seeming Vatican inaction, and arrived at a time of heightened ...

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Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns

A day after Pope Francis created an international uproar by saying Catholics nuns had been subjected to "sexual slavery" by the founder of a French ...

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Vatican Clarifies Pope Francis’ Comments About Priests Sexually Abusing Nuns

He stressed that the Vatican had been confronting the issue for some time

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Girl broke through security to give Pope a letter

A little girl evaded tight police security Tuesday inside Abu Dhabi's city stadium and ran to Pope Francis to deliver him a letter.

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Vatican tries to clarify Pope comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns

The Vatican on Wednesday clarified comments by Pope Francis about a case of what he called "sexual slavery" within a French congregation of nuns, saying he was referring to an abuse of power that was reflected in instances of sexual abuse.

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Vatican clarifies Pope Francis on issue of ‘sexual slavery’ of nuns

he Vatican on Wednesday clarified comments by Pope Francis about a case of what he called “sexual slavery” within a French congregation of nuns, saying he was referring to an abuse of power that was reflected in instances of sexual ...

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Pope Francis acknowledges sexual abuse of nuns in Catholic church

Pope Francis has for the first time addressed the issue of sexual abuse against nuns by priests, calling such attacks a larger "cultural problem."

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Pope Acknowledges Priests and Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns

The remarks by Francis were his first acknowledgment that the Roman Catholic Church has such a problem. “Should more be done? Yes,” he told reporters.

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The most important moments from the Pope's visit to the UAE

Pope Francis' trip to the United Arab Emirates was a delicate journey: the first Pope in the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam and a region mired in religious and geopolitical conflicts.

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Pope publicly admits priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.        

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Pope Francis weighs in on reports of sexual abuse against nuns

Pope Francis is acknowledging reports that nuns were silenced for years about the sexual abuse they endured from priests. CBS News foreign ...

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Pope says he is committed to stopping sexual abuse of nuns

Pope Francis, whose papacy has been marked by efforts to quell a global crisis over sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy, said on Tuesday he ...

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Pope says priests' abuse of nuns went as far as "sexual slavery"

Catholic leader admits sexual abuse of nuns by clergy members is still a problem but insists, "we are working on it"

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Pope says priests' abuse of nuns went as far as "sexual slavery"

Catholic leader admits sexual abuse of nuns by clergy members is still a problem but insists, "we are working on it"

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First-ever papal mass begins in the Arabian peninsula

Pope Francis has become the first pontiff to deliver mass in the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam. The mass, delivered in front of some 135,000 attendees at Zayed Sports City stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, comes as a highlight of the pope's historic visit to the United Arab Emirates.

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Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he committed to doing more to fight the problem

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Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he committed to doing more to fight the problem

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