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Pope's top aide is accused in Australian sex abuse case

Pope's top aide is accused in Australian sex abuse case

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis suffered a major blow Thursday when his top financial adviser, Cardinal George Pell, was charged in his native Australia with multiple counts of sexual assault from years ago, bringing a criminal case in the long-running abuse scandal inside the frescoed walls of the Vatican for the first time.

Evangelicals wrestle with Trump election

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The Southern Baptist Convention, home to prominent evangelical supporters of President Donald Trump, adopted a statement on moral leadership at the group's annual meeting Tuesday that avoided pointed criticism of current political officeholders.

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