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Pope Defrocks 2 Chilean Ex-Bishops for Abusing Minors

Pope Francis has defrocked two Chilean former bishops for sexually abusing minors, the Vatican said Saturday, after a meeting between the pontiff and Chile's president. The decision to expel former Archbishop Francisco Jose Cox Huneeus and former Bishop Marco Antonio Ordenes Fernandez — the latest heads to roll in a country hit hard by the clerical abuse scandal — is not open to appeal. Both were stripped of their priesthood "as a consequence of overt acts of abuse against...

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