Polish Bishop Resigns In Molestation Coverup Scandal

Deutsche Presse-Agentur reports:

The Holy See has accepted the resignation of the bishop of the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, Jan Tyrawa, over alleged negligence in the face of sex abuse accusations against priests subordinate to him, a Vatican diplomat said on Wednesday.

Tyrawa tendered his resignation after the end of a Vatican investigation, which looked into accusations of the sexual abuse of minors committed by priests in Tyrawa’s diocese, papal Nuncio Salvatore Pennacchio wrote in a statement.

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