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Vatican accepts resignation of New York bishop accused of abuse

October 10, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop John Jenik, an auxiliary of the New York archdiocese, who is under investigation on sex-abuse charges. Bishop Jenik was removed from active ministry last year after the archdiocese announced that a “credible” charge had been filed; the bishop has denied the charge. He resigned upon reaching the age of 75. The investigation into his case is continuing.

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