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Pope accepts Donald Wuerl's resignation as Washington DC archbishop

BBC News Friday, 12 October 2018 ()
Pope accepts Donald Wuerl's resignation as Washington DC archbishopDonald Wuerl had faced criticism over his handling of sexual abuse cases when bishop of Pittsburgh.
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Amid the scandal over sexual abuse by priests, Pope Francis has accepted Cardinal Donald Wuerl's resignation as archbishop of Washington. Wuerl promised to resign after a Pennsylvania grand jury report found he failed to remove abusive priests while he was bishop of Pittsburgh. Errol Barnett reports.

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