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U.S. bishops agreed to revise their sex abuse policy Wednesday, voting overwhelmingly to approve rules saying priests who commit "even one act of sexual abuse of a minor" should be removed from public ministry.
Responding to the hundreds of allegations of child sex abuse, U.S. Catholic bishops adopted a policy Friday that bars priests guilty of abuse from parish work, but stopped short of endorsing a "zero-tolerance" policy.
In his opening address to a meeting of U.S. Catholic leaders, Bishop Wilton Gregory said the current sex abuse crisis is perhaps the gravest the American church has ever faced.
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