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Archbishop John Nienstedt is leaving his temporary position with a parish in Battle Creek, Michigan, after complaints from abuse campaigners

US bishop was convicted in September 2012 of failing to report an accusation of child abuse

Members of papal commission met one of Pope Francis’ top cardinal advisers to express concerns over appointment of Bishop Juan Barros

John Boyne’s latest novel, A History of Loneliness, is driven by blunt ideology rather than subtle ideas

More experts also expected to be added to papal commission

Pope says Church ‘must be very strong’ in response to clerical abuse

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church