Vatican tries to tamp down abuse letter to Irish bishops

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican on Wednesday (Jan. 19) tried to tamp down allegations a controversial 1997 letter to Irish bishops was meant to discourage prelates from reporting sexual abuse cases to police or prosecutors. The Vatican’s top spokesman said the letter from the Vatican’s ambassador to Ireland was meant to ensure the application of […]

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