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Abuse survivor sues the Pope Emeritus

The German Catholic news agency reports the victim has accused Pope Benedict — who served as archbishop of Munich and Freising from 1977 to 1982 — of having “responsibly approved” the appointment of a priest as a pastoral minister in a Bavarian parish some 40 years ago, even though the man was known to be an abuser. [1]