Religious scandals

FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 16, 2010 photo Cardinal Keith O'Brien speaks to the media in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland reported on Monday, March 19, 2018 that O'Brien, who became the first cardinal in history to recuse himself from a papal election over a personal scandal, has died. He was 80. O'Brien had resigned as archbishop in 2013 after allegations about sexual conduct relating to relationships in the 1980s. (AP Photo/Scott Campbell, File)
March 19, 2018 - 6:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Cardinal Keith O'Brien, the first cardinal in history to recuse himself from a papal election over a personal scandal, has died, his archdiocese in Scotland said Monday. He was 80 and had suffered from a heart ailment. O'Brien, once Britain's highest-ranking Catholic leader, resigned...
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The bench celebrates after Loyola-Chicago guard Bruno Skokna scored on a 3-point basket against Tennessee in the second half of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 8:54 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Another NCAA Tournament prayer answered for Loyola-Chicago, and the Ramblers are set to bring Sister Jean to the Sweet 16. Clayton Custer's jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola beat Tennessee 63-62 in a South Region second-...
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Tennessee guard James Daniel III (3) attempts a steal against Loyola-Chicago guard Clayton Custer (13), who maintained control of the ball during the first half of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 8:42 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Another NCAA Tournament pray answered for Loyola-Chicago, and the Ramblers are set to bring Sister Jean to the Sweet 16. Clayton Custer's jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola beat Tennessee 63-62 in a South Region second-round...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Vatican said Friday March 16, 2018, it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)
March 17, 2018 - 3:33 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Friday removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the Pacific island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial. The Vatican didn't say what exactly Archbishop Anthony Apuron had been convicted of, and the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Vatican said Friday March 16, 2018, it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)
March 17, 2018 - 12:47 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Friday removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the Pacific island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial. The Vatican didn't say what exactly Archbishop Anthony Apuron had been convicted of, and the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Vatican said Friday March 16, 2018, it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)
March 16, 2018 - 8:54 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Friday it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. A statement said only that Archbishop Anthony Apuron had been...
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March 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Friday it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. A statement said only that Archbishop Anthony Apuron had been...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 29, 2017, file photo, Cardinal George Pell meets with the media at the Vatican. The alleged victims of the most senior Vatican official charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis finished testifying to an Australian court Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
March 15, 2018 - 2:32 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The father of a man who alleges he was sexually abused by a senior Vatican cleric during a waterskiing outing has told an Australian court that he is insulted to be accused by a defense lawyer of lying. A hearing began last week in the Melbourne Magistrate Court to...
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FILE - In a Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber cries as she gives her victim impact statement in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. Bipartisan legislation in Michigan that would help victims of Nassar's sexual abuse move forward with lawsuits was in limbo Wednesday, March 14, amid pushback from universities, the Catholic Church and others. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
March 14, 2018 - 7:18 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Wednesday passed bills inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, voting to retroactively give the imprisoned sports doctor's victims and other accusers more time to sue, restrict governments' ability to claim immunity from lawsuits and require more...
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FILE - In a Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber cries as she gives her victim impact statement in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. Bipartisan legislation in Michigan that would help victims of Nassar's sexual abuse move forward with lawsuits was in limbo Wednesday, March 14, amid pushback from universities, the Catholic Church and others. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
March 14, 2018 - 6:23 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate was poised Wednesday to pass bills that would help victims of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse move forward with lawsuits against Michigan State University and others, despite pushback from universities, governments, businesses and the...
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