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Pope sends 'signal' by defrocking ex-cardinal

Clip: 02/16/2019 | 4m 57s

Pope Francis has defrocked ex-Cardinal and Archbishop Theodore McCarrick after officials at the Vatican found him guilty of sexually abusing both minors and adults.The announcement made Saturday comes less than a week before international church leaders meet to address the sexual abuse crisis in the church. Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large for America magazine, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 02/16/19

Rating: NR

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