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From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors Clerical Abuse

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Defrocking means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

From TheJournal.ie Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims 'kept celebrating Mass at home' Defrocked

Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims 'kept celebrating Mass at home'

It’s led to a resignation in the diocese of Cloyne.