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Germany's top bishop investigated

Germany's top bishop investigated
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Germany’s top Roman Catholic bishop is being investigated over allegations of aiding and abetting sexual abuse.

Prosecutors in the southwestern city of Freiburg say Robert Zollitsch is suspected of allowing a priest accused of child abuse in the 1960s to be reappointed to a parish job in 1987.

Zollitsch is head of the German Bishops’ Conference and archbishop of Freiburg.

The bishop’s archdiocese has denied the allegations.

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