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Legal loophole may be closing for bishops who hide sex abuse

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Legal loophole may be closing for bishops who hide sex abuse

Associated Press - By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The legal loopholes that have allowed Catholic bishops to escape sanction when they cover up clergy sex abuse cases may be closing. Two U.S. cardinals have confirmed that the Vatican is working on a "clarification" to a 2016 law that was supposed to hold bishops and religious …

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