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Documents show Cardinal Dolan — top U.S. Catholic official — shielded pedophile priests

By Brendan O’Brien and Geoffrey Davidian MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Roman Catholic Church officials in Milwaukee vigorously shielded pedophile priests and protected church funds from lawsuits during a decades-long sex abuse scandal, according to hundreds of documents released on Monday. The documents include letters and deposition testimony from Cardinal and Archbishop…

NY Catholic quits board over Cardinal Dolan’s anti-gay stance

A charity board member of the New York’s Roman Catholic archdiocese resigned from the church on Easter weekend due to Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s lack of a desire to fight for gay rights issues. According to the Associated Press, Joseph Amodeo said he quit the city’s board Saturday after Dolan failed…