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Baltimore archbishop praises pope's actions against former Washington archbishop accused of sexual abuse

Baltimore archbishop praises pope's actions against former Washington archbishop accused of sexual abuse

Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori on Monday praised Pope Francis’ decision over the weekend to accept the resignation of a former Washington archbishop who has been accused of sexually abusing boys.

Lori said he was “shaken” by the revelations that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, a former archbishop of Washington, had been accused of abusing boys and young priests and of sexual misconduct with adult seminarians.

In a statement posted to the Archdiocese of...

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