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July 17, 2014 8:11 PM

Pope Francis raises eyebrows by saying pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals’

“Even we have this leprosy at home. Many of my advisers who are fighting it with me are giving me reliable data that estimates pedophilia inside the church at a level of 2 percent,” the pope was quoted as saying. But the exclusive interview with 90-year-old journalist Eugenio Scalfari drew an immediate reaction from the Vatican that disputed the accuracy of the pontiff’s quotes.

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