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Belgian Church Leader Urged Victim to Be Silent

Belgian Church Leader Urged Victim to Be Silent
The former leader of Belgium’s Roman Catholic Church urged a victim of abuse by a bishop to keep silent until the bishop could retire, according to tapes.
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Belgian Church Leader Urged Victim to Be Silent
PARIS — The former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Belgium urged a victim of serial sexual abuse by a bishop to keep silent for a year, until the bishop — the victim’s own uncle — could retire, according to tapes made by the victim last April and published over the weekend in two Belgian newspapers.
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Roman Catholic Diocese bans deacon after probe
ALBANY — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany has banned a deacon from active ministry after an investigation into allegations he sexually abused a minor in the early 1990s prior to his ordination.
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