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Vatican clears Puerto Rican bishop in abuse case

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Apostolic Delegation of Puerto Rico announced Friday that the Vatican found no basis for sexual abuse accusations made against a well-known bishop in the U.S. territory. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which takes on such accusations, closed the case against Arecibo Bishop Daniel Fernandez, according to the delegation. Fernandez said in a statement that he was satisfied with the decision. He recently announced that he had ...


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