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Priest abuse victims call upon Pope to disclose how pedophile priests were handled.

Priest abuse victims call upon Pope to disclose how pedophile priests were handled.

epa02097263 A photo taken 25 March 2010 and made available 28 March 2010 shows Steven Geier of Madison, Wisconsin, USA as he talks about his experience of being abused and molested by Father Lawrence C. Murphy while he was a student at St. John's School for the Deaf in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Geier, who was a student at the school from 1959 to 1966, says Father Lawrence C. Murphy (top L with hands together) molested him four times. According to published reports, Murphy was a pedophile priest who abused between 150 and 200 hearing impaired children over a 24 year period at the school. Despite pleas from three U.S. bishops to then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who is now Pope Benedict XVI, and his then-top aide Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, now the Vatican Secretary of State, they were discouraged from taking any action against the priest to protect the church from s
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