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Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl's resignation as D.C. archbishop

CBS News Friday, 12 October 2018
Francis lauds Wuerl, accused of covering up for "predator priests," for putting the Church's interests above his own in stepping down
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Amid the scandal over sexual abuse by priests, Pope Francis has accepted Cardinal Donald Wuerl's resignation as archbishop of Washington. Wuerl promised to resign after a Pennsylvania grand jury report found he failed to remove abusive priests while he was bishop of Pittsburgh. Errol Barnett reports.

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