Cardinal’s trial puts French Church in glare of Catholic abuse scandal

FILE PHOTO: French Archbishop Philippe Barbarin attends a ceremony to consecrate the new parish of Saint-Philippe de Venissieux, near Lyon, France, September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot/File Photo

LYON, France (Reuters) – The Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon goes on trial on Monday charged with failing to act on historical allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts by a priest in his diocese. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is the highest-profile cleric to be caught up in the pedophile scandal inside the Catholic Church in […]

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