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Posted: April 12, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “You don’t play around with the lives of children.” Pope Francis, who took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who sexually abused children and said the church must be bolder in its efforts to protect the young

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