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  • Buddhist teacher arrested for alleged child sex abuse

    Police in Boulder, Colorado arrested a former teacher in the Buddhist group Shambhala International on allegations he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. William L. Karelis, 71, turned himself in on Friday after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest on Wednesday. Karelis faces one felony count of sexual assault on a child. ThinkProgress was first [

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  • US cardinal expelled from Catholic Church over sexual abuse allegations

    Pope Francis has defrocked former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said on Saturday.

    The Telegraph
  • Ex-Chilean bishop returns to face allegations of sex abuse

    A Catholic movement says former Chilean bishop Francisco Cox has returned to the country to face accusations of sex abuse after spending 17 years in Germany

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