Cardinal Keith O'Brien
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Cardinal Keith O'Brien sorry for sexual misconduct

Cardinal Keith O'Brien has admitted that his sexual conduct has at times "fallen beneath the standards expected of me".

In a statement, he apologised and asked forgiveness from those he had "offended".

He also apologised to the Catholic Church, and to the people of Scotland.

The cardinal resigned last Monday after three priests and a former priest made allegations of improper behaviour against him.

Robert Pigott reports.

  • 03 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK
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