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US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis

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Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:23 pm

BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation's Roman Catholic bishops convened a high-stakes meeting Tuesday under pressure to confront the ever-widening child sexual abuse crisis that has disillusioned many churchgoers.

A key question at the four-day gathering: How willing are the bishops to give lay experts a major role in holding the clergy accountable?

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