Top German bishop offers to quit over church's abuse scandals

One of Germany's leading Catholic bishops, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, says he had offered Pope Francis his resignation over the church's child sex abuse scandals. The stunning decision came after the church in Germany, like in many places elsewhere, was shaken by allegations of wide-ranging abuse by clergymen against minors.

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