Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Michael J Bransfield as worldwide clerical abuse scandal deepens

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation of an American bishop accused of sexual misconduct with adults and accepted his resignation, deepening a worldwide clerical abuse scandal.

The Vatican and US church officials announced the investigation on Thursday as the pope was meeting US Catholic church leaders to discuss a scandal that has shaken his papacy.

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