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French cardinal Barbarin found guilty of covering up sexual abuse

Philippe Barbarin was handed six-month suspended sentence after the surprise verdict, and says he will resign from his position.

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A French archbishop has been found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse by a priest in his diocese in yet another crushing blow to the Catholic church’s credibility on the most damaging issue it has faced in recent history, reports The Guardian.

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