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Pope accepts Washington cardinal’s resignation amid scandal

Seattle Times Friday, 12 October 2018 ()
Pope accepts Washington cardinal’s resignation amid scandalVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Friday of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock. But in a letter released by Wuerl’s office, Francis praised his longtime ally and suggested Wuerl had unfairly become […]
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington, D.C. Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sex abuse and cover-up scandals.

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Pope Francis accepts the resignation Friday of the archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

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