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12
Oct
2020
Vatican putting 2 priests on trial accused of abuse, coverup

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ROME (AP) - Two priests are going on trial in the Vatican’s criminal tribunal this week, one accused of sexually abusing an altar boy who served at papal Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica, and the other accused of covering it up.

The trial, confirmed Monday by the Holy See press office, marks the first known time that the Vatican has criminally prosecuted a case of sexual abuse that allegedly occurred within its walls.https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/oct/12/vatican-putting-2-priests-on-trial-accused-of-abus/