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Pope Francis silent amid call for resignation over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis refuses to answer accusations that he knew about alleged sex abuse by a former cardinal and allowed him to serve unpunished. While the pope was in Ireland and meeting with sex abuse victims, a former Vatican official made the claims in a letter. It comes less than two weeks after a scathing grand jury report in Pennsylvania detailed sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Seth Doane reports.
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