The Roman Catholic Church today has nearly 3,000 dioceses and archdioceses, each with at least one bishop.

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WASHINGTON – A Pennsylvania grand jury report issued Aug. 14 paints a picture of a Catholic Church in six of the state's dioceses that for decades handled claims of sex abuse of minors under its care by hiding the allegations and its victims.
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PARIS – More than 200 victims have reported child sex abuse to the French church in the past six years, according to data collected by the French bishops.

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ROME - A priest has lost his post in northern Italy after saying he can “understand” pedophilia within the church. The priest appeared to blame children for sexual abuse and described homosexuality as a sickness.

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