Catholic churches and schools set to close

Parishioners blame sex abuse scandals and financial issues, hope to appeal closures.

    Dozens of Catholic churches and schools are being shut down across the US as the church defends itself against accusations of sexual abuse.

    Parishioners blame financial mismanagement and a series of high-profile sex abuse scandals for the closures.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Philadelphia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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