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Future Pope John Paul I said death better than pedophilia scandal

July 20, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: When a priest in his diocese was accused of pedophilia in 1964, Bishop Albino Luciani of Vittorio Veneto—the future Pope John Paul I—said that “it is better to die... than to give scandal with one’s life.” (The accused priest was later cleared of the charge.)

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