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At Lent, Catholics Reflect On Faith As Sex Abuse Scandal Shakes The Church

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Shim Suk-hee (front left) races during the women's 1,500-meter finals at a World Cup short track speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval on Nov. 13, 2016, in Kearns, Utah. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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South Korea Will Interview Thousands Of Athletes After Rape And Abuse Allegations

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Pope Francis told a gathering of cardinals Friday that clergy who break their vows by sexually abusing children are similar to Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ. Vatican Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in May. Morrison apologized to hundreds of victims of child sexual abuse in Australian institutions on Monday. Mark Nolan/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis arrived at Dublin Airport on Saturday, the first visit by a Pope since John Paul II's in 1979. He is expected to have private meetings with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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Archbishop Robert Carlson pictured at Cathedral Basilica on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in St. Louis. On Thursday, he invited AG Josh Hawley to review church records and it's handling of sexual abuse allegations. Robert Cohen/AP hide caption

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After Defending Controversial Bishop, Pope To Send Sex Abuse Investigator To Chile

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Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell of Australia has been charged by police in the state of Victoria with sexual assault. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Marie Collins attends a press conference at the Vatican in May 2014. The prominent survivor of abuse by a priest has resigned her position on Pope Francis' commission to combat clerical sex abuse, citing her frustration with resistance from within the Vatican. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives for sentencing on April 27, 2016, in Chicago. Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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In Aftermath Of Hastert Case, States Push To Change Reporting Of Child Sex Abuse

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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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