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Australian Cardinal Admits Negligence, Vows to Help Abuse Victims

A top Vatican official vowed Thursday to work to better protect children in his Australian hometown  acknowledging he failed to act on an allegation of clergy sexual abuse decades ago. Pope Francis’ top financial adviser Cardinal George Pell met with victims of abuse who traveled from Australia to Rome to witness his four days of testimony delivered to Australia’s Royal Commission via satellite. The commission is investigating how the Catholic Church, as well as other...

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