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Two days before a meeting in Rome between Pope John Paul II and U.S. cardinals to discuss the priest sex abuse scandal, Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston acknowledged there was growing resentment within the church over "aged and conservative" leaders and that this was undermining the church's mission. The Cardinal broke his silence on the issue several weeks after going into seclusion when it was revealed he had done nothing to stop a priest accused of pederasty from serving in the ministry. Monica Brady-Myerov of member station WBUR reports from Boston.