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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse claims

IndiaTimes Saturday, 16 February 2019
Pope Francis has defrocked the former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over accusations he sexually abused minors some 50 years ago, a Vatican statement said Saturday.
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According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the Vatican's top sexual crimes investigator said that the defrocking of former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick is a 'very important signal' to the Catholic Church hierarchy that no one is a law, despite decades of scandals and subsequent cover-ups....

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