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Pope Francis takes faltering steps forward on church abuse crisis

AN UNUSUALLY FRANK STATEMENT from the Vatican announced on Oct. 13 that two retired Chilean bishops have been expelled from the priesthood for the “manifest abuse of minors.” Coming only a

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