Vatican Says Not Liable In U.s. Sexual Abuse Case

Vatican Says Not Liable In U.S. Sexual Abuse Case

The Vatican said on Tuesday it would prove it cannot be held legally responsible for the actions of a priest at the center of a sexual abuse scandal in the United States.

Senh: I think everyone who's connected should be liable. It's not like this is the first time it has happened. A message needs to be sent.

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