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The Atlantic Daily: The Vatican’s Time for a Deeper Reckoning

Questions abound before the Catholic Church’s sex-abuse meeting. Plus when kids Google themselves, why zebras have stripes, Neptune’s new city-size moon, and more
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The event is at least one sign that But Francis’s own record on the matter is mixed; last year, he cast aside allegations that a Chilean bishop had covered up sexual abuse by deriding the claims as “slander.” And one cardinal in the U.S., Seán O’Malley, who is a close adviser to the pope, has been keen on rooting out the Church’s abuse problem, but has found it challenging to get

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