Future Pope John Paul I said death better than pedophilia scandal
July 20, 2018
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.)The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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