Philippe Barbarin

Pope refuses French cardinal's resignation over sex abuse inaction

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French Roman Catholic cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon, who has appealed his conviction this month for failing to report allegations of abuse of boy scouts committed by a priest, said on Tuesday that Pope Francis has refused his offer to resign his post.

French cardinal Barbarin found guilty of covering up sexual abuse

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

French cardinal admits 'errors' in handling of child sex abuse cases

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Cardinal Barbarin made admission after meeting to discuss claims church failed to report several child sexual abuse cases in Lyon area.

French cardinal apologies to sex abuse victims

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Philippe Barbarin, accused of covering up sexual abuse of children by priests, apologised to victims even though he was not in office at time.