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Polish bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up resigns, says Vatican

The Vatican’s ambassador to Poland on Saturday announced the resignation of a Polish bishop suspected of covering up sexual abuse of children by clergy in the devout Catholic country.Pope “Francis has accepted the resignation of the bishop of Kalisz, Edward Janiak”, ambassador Salvatore Pennacchio said in a statement on his website.The announcement comes after the Vatican gave the go-ahead for an investigation into Janiak in June, and appointed an apostolic administrator to take charge of his…


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