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Pope Sacks Paraguayan Bishop Accused of Protecting Abuser Priest

Pope Francis has dismissed a Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting a priest suspected of sexually abusing young people, the Vatican said on Thursday. A statement said the pope had removed Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano from his post as head of the diocese of Ciudad del Este and named another bishop to run it as an administrator for the time being. The sacking followed a Vatican investigation of the bishop, the diocese and its seminaries, said the statement, which gave no...

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