France rebukes bishop who said abuse revealed at confession is 'secret'

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Following  publication of a report about sexual abuse of children by the clergy, Eric de Moulins-Beaufort said in a radio interview that the secrecy of the confession rite takes precedence over the laws of the republic.

French bishop resigns over 'inappropriate behaviour' towards youths

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Bishop of Dax's deputy told a news conference that three young people had come forward with allegations but 'it's not about paedophile acts'.