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Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up  

NEWCASTLE, Australia --- An Australian archbishop, who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse, was convicted on Tuesday and faces a potential two years in prison. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, following a magistrate-only trial. Wilson, 67, had pleaded not guilty to knowing of the crimes of a pedophile priest in the 1970s. He denied unde

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