church child abuse

French PM meets Pope as child sex abuse scandal fallout spreads

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Jean Castex's visit to the Vatican on Monday morning was  overshadowed by reactions following the publication of the conclusions of the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church. 

French court considers cardinal’s appeal in sex abuse case

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Cardinal Philippe Barbarin was convicted in March for failing to report a predator priest to police.

French cardinal to face trial for alleged church abuse cover-up

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Cardinal Barbarin will go on trial in April on charges of covering up for priest accused of abusing children in Lyon diocese over 25 years ago.