Monday, April 3, 2017

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Guam Catholic Church sees a "perfect storm" of controversy


FILE - In this November, 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Catholic Church on Guam has been devastated by allegations that its longtime archbishop sexually abused altar boys. But even before the scandal broke, Guam's church was torn over another divisive issue, the presence of a controversial lay movement on the island _ that became so toxic that a community of nuns fled for the mainland U.S. in despair. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File) CONTINUED

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