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US Cardinal Donald Wuerl, accused over abuse cover-up, resigns

Catholic Church s Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of US Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania, the Vatican said Friday. Wuerl, who has stepped down as archbishop of Washington, had announced last month that he planned to meet with the Catholic pope to discuss his resignation. A sweeping US grand jury report released in August revealed credible allegations [ ]

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