France cardinal on trial over child sex abuse coverup

Philippe Barbarin, one of the most senior Catholics involved in the scandal, is accused of helping to cover up abuse.

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    One of the most senior figures of the French Catholic Church involved in a sexual abuse scandal has gone on trial.

    Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon is accused of helping to cover up abuse against children.

     

    Al Jazeera's Dorsa Jabbari has more.


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