Pope Francis leads the Angelus at the Knock Shrine in Knock, Ireland. Photo: Reuters

Pope ‘begs forgiveness’ in Ireland as archbishop accuses him of ignoring sex abuse

A former top Vatican official accused Pope Francis of having known of allegations of sex abuse by a prominent US cardinal for five years before accepting his resignation

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Pope Francis leads the Angelus at the Knock Shrine in Knock, Ireland. Photo: Reuters
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