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Pope sends Vatican official to Bolivia as abuse allegations escalate | Ap

La Paz, Bolivia (AP) – Pope Francis has sent one of the top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia as the Andean nation is reeling from a growing pedophilia scandal involving clerics.

Jordi Bertomeu, a key member of the church’s Doctrinal Directorate, arrived in Bolivia the same day the former Jesuit seminarian arrived in Bolivia vowing to reveal more information about the alleged abuse.

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