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Archbishop of Lyon Philippe Barbarin is the most senior French priest to be caught up in a global pedophilia scandal that has seen clergy hauled before courts from Argentina to Australia
The trial court rules that Cardinal Philippe Barbarin chose not to tell the authorities of the abuse allegations 'in order to preserve the institution to which he belongs'
The allegations against priest Bernard Preynat sparked the biggest crisis in the French church in decades, drawing in its most influential cleric, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin
(UPDATED) The pope's decision triggers sharp surprise from the chairman of the Bishops' Conference of France, who terms the situation 'unheard of'
(UPDATED) The Argentine pontiff could take several weeks to decide whether to accept the resignation
Pope Francis will grant the 68-year-old archbishop of Lyon a private audience at 10 am Monday, March 18
(UPDATED) 'I have decided to go to see the Holy Father to hand him my resignation. He will receive me in a few days' time,' Cardinal Philippe Barbarin says after the verdict
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon, is to stand trial along with five others from his diocese over allegations that they helped cover up abuse.
We lacked mercy we did not listen to these victims in the way that they expected us to and we lacked the courage to take the measures that were needed says Archbishop of Paris Andre Vingt Trois
UPDATED Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is accused of failing to remove an erring priest from his diocese
After meeting the pontiff French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin says he would be staying in his post with Francis blessing
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin Archbishop of Lyon faces complaints for failing to inform authorities about priests accused of sexual abuse
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