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Pope punishes US cardinal Theodore McCarrick after sex abuse claims

Pope Francis reaches out to hug Archbishop emeritus Theodore McCarrick after an event in Washington in 2015. Picture by Jonathan Newton, The Washington Post via Associated Press, Pool, File.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
Pope Francis has effectively stripped US clergyman Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's rank following allegations of sexual abuse including against an 11-year-old boy. The Vatican announced on[...]

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