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The bishops sought an inquiry into the Vatican’s handling of a former cardinal accused of sexual misconduct, but the meeting’s outcome was not disclosed.
Pope Francis is meeting with U.S. archbishops Thursday about the sex abuse crisis and in particular the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, formerly the archbishop of Washington, D.C.
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Texas was accused of covering up abuse by a priest as he met with the pope to discuss reform in his role as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Pope Francis is set to meet with a group of U.S. cardinals and bishops Thursday in Rome, to discuss the roiling clergy sex abuse scandal and the role some bishops played in its cover-up.
The Feb. 21-24 meeting at the Vatican is believed to be the first of its kind.
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The Vatican says that Pope Francis will meet Thursday with a delegation of U.S. cardinals and bishops over the sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church and his own papacy
Pope Francis has told newly ordained bishops they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion — not as lone operators — to fight the clerical culture that fueled a sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy