Cardinal Resigns Amid Sex Scandal
VATICAN CITY (WHNT)– There’s another high-profile resignation in the Catholic church, connected to sexual abuse allegations.
Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Scotland’s Archbishop. O’Brien has been accused of abusing four men in the 1980’s, all of whom were studying to be priests.
O’Brien was also being criticized because he was expected to vote in the upcoming conclave for the new pope, despite the allegations.