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Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, is stepping down as the Archbishop of St Andrew's and Edinburgh. It follows allegations - which he contests - of inappropriate behaviour towards priests dating from the 1980s. The Vatican is expected to confirm Pope Benedict has accepted his resignation.
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RT @BBCBreaking: Cardinal O'Brien, who denies allegations, resigning to prevent speculation damaging Papal election - @PigottRobert http://t.co/mzYv2yLnPi

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