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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Hans Hermann Groër
The Vatican harped on a leading cardinal who publicly criticized the former Vatican No. 2 for his handling of clerical abuse cases, saying only the pope can do so.
Historically a potent symbol of Catholicism in Europe, Austria has in recent years been known more as the center of a taboo-breaking movement to liberalize the church. Now, reformers here are ramping up their campaign for change amid worldwide outrage over the priest sex-abuse scandal.
However, he said, others in the Vatican did not let this happen.