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U.S. Bishops Faulted over Sex Abuse

A lay panel of prominent Roman Catholics issues two reports strongly criticizing U.S. bishops for failing to stop sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. One report finds that, since 1950, 4 percent of priests have been accused of sexually abusing minors. A companion study blames bishops for keeping allegations of abuse secret. Hear NPR News.



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