Pope to meet US bish­ops over priest sex abuse scan­dal

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The Vat­i­can says Pope Fran­cis will meet Thurs­day with the head of the U.S. bish­ops con­fer­ence and other U.S. church of­fi­cials over the sex abuse and cover-up scan­dal roil­ing the Catholic Church.

Car­di­nal Daniel DiNardo, head of the U.S. Con­fer­ence of Catholic Bish­ops, has said he wants Fran­cis to au­tho­rize a Vat­i­can in­ves­ti­ga­tion into exCar­di­nal Theodore McCar­rick, who was re­moved as car­di­nal in July af­ter a cred­i­ble ac­cu­sa­tion he groped a teen.

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