Former top Vatican official says pope should resign over abuse crisis

Pope Francis speaks during the Festival of Families at Croke Park during his visit to Dublin, Ireland, August 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

DUBLIN/BOSTON (Reuters) – A former top Vatican official has accused Pope Francis of having known of allegations of sex abuse by a prominent U.S. cardinal for years and called on him to resign, in an unprecedented broadside against the pope by a Church insider. In a detailed 11-page bombshell statement given to conservative Roman Catholic […]

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