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Allegations Surface That Pope Francis Knew Of Alleged Abuses By Former D.C. Cardinal

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Victim Advocates Of Clergy Abuse Say They Won't Bury the Past

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol on Tuesday. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims in records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Clergy Sex Abuse Raises Questions About Financial And Reputational Costs To Churches

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Pope Francis And U.S. Bishops Respond To Report On Sex Abuse In Pennsylvania

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Pope Francis, who visited Philadelphia in 2015, has been challenged by the widening abuse scandal, despite his efforts to deal with it. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis Deepens As Authorities Lag In Response

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Sex Abuse Problems Persist Inside The Roman Catholic Church

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For A Church Defined By Tradition, Changing Catholic Doctrine Can Present A Problem

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Pope Paul VI acknowledges cheers as standing on platform in Bogota, Colombia, on Aug. 22, 1968. AP hide caption

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50 Years Ago, The Pope Called Birth Control 'Intrinsically Wrong'

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting on Wednesday in Dallas. Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Pence Speech Riles Some As Southern Baptists' Moderates Gain Strength

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Southern Baptists Convene In Dallas To Elect A New President

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The wedding cake display seen at Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver in 2013. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Court Sees 'Hostility' To Religious Beliefs In Case Of Baker And Same-Sex Couple

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Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

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Southern Baptist President Removed Over Language On Sexual Abuse Of Women

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