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Italian bishops voice support for priests, decry 'generic accusations'

June 08, 2010

The Italian bishops' conference has issued a statement of support for the country's priests, noting that the "generic accusations" of misconduct that have arisen because of the sex-abuse scandal result in "bitterness and pain and cast suspicion on everyone." The bishops offered their thanks to the vast majority of priests who have not engaged in misconduct.


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