Pope Francis approved a plan Wednesday to set up a tribunal to review charges of negligence against bishops who are accused of covering up cases of sexual abuse by priests. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno have launched a campaign to reclaim his legacy, including an initiative to have his statute returned to the university grounds. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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A court sketch of former glam rocker Gary Glitter, who was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. Elizabeth Cook /PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Philip Connors' first book Fire Season was about how he spent a few months every year for eight years as a fire lookout, living in a cabin and scanning the horizon with binoculars atop a 45-foot tower in a remote region of New Mexico. Mark Ehling/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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British pop star Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, on Thursday. A jury convicted Glitter, born Paul Gadd, of sex offences in the 1970s and '80s against girls between the ages of 8 and 13. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Marie Collins, who was assaulted as a 13-year-old by a priest in her native Ireland, will be a member of a commission that advises the Roman Catholic Church about confronting and preventing such abuse. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Former British rock star Gary Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, returns home in central London on Sunday after he was arrested earlier in the day by British police as they investigate the mountain of sexual abuse allegations against the late TV star Jimmy Savile. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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