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Pope Francis expels Chilean priest accused of child sex abuse

Reuters Sunday, 16 September 2018
Pope Francis expels Chilean priest accused of child sex abusePope Francis on Saturday expelled a Chilean priest under investigation in a case involving the sexual abuse of children, according to a report by local media on Saturday, amid a growing global abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church.
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News video: Pope Francis Meets With Catholic Leaders In Rome Amid Ongoing Sex Abuse Scandal

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Some of the highest ranking Catholic leaders from the U.S. met with Pope Francis to discuss the priest sex abuse crisis that has rocked the church. The U.S. bishops said Pope Francis "listened deeply from the heart" in their discussions but they offered few details and no "next steps."

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