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Lori to oversee W.Va. diocese as pope OKs probe into ex-bishop

Archbishop William Lori. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop Thursday and authorized an investigation into allegations he sexually harassed adults, adding awkward drama to an audience with U.S. church leaders over the abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church.

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