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French cardinal announces resignation following conviction for covering up abuse

March 08, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon said he will present his resignation to Pope Francis following his conviction for failing to report a priest’s sexual abuse of boy scouts. The cardinal will appeal the conviction.

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