Münster bishop refuses to quit after sexual abuse report
19 June 2022 | 5:18 pm
The Catholic bishop of the western German city of Münster says he won't resign in light of a report that criticizes the way he dealt with sexual abuse. Felix Genn admitted mistakes but said he did not cover up anything.
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