LYON, France | Cardinal’s cover-up trial a reckoning for French Catholics

6Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LYON, France — Jan 06, 2019—The Roman Catholic Church faces another public reckoning when a French cardinal goes on trial Monday for his alleged failure to report a pedophile priest who confessed to preying on Boy Scouts and whose victims want to hold one of France’s highest church figures accountable.

Nine alleged victims of the Rev. Bernard Preynat have summoned Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, 68, as a defendant in France’s most prominent clergy sex abuse case yet.

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