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2 cases detailed in clergy abuse report show Cardinal Wuerl’s uneven handling

The former Pittsburgh bishop’s name is mentioned roughly 200 times in the 884-page report, which details how Wuerl handled the discipline following accusations against some priests. In one case, a priest was eventually removed yet still received financial support — even after a new victim had come forward alleging abuse. In the case of another priest, Wuerl was more aggressive, pushing to get the priest evaluated.

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