Pope replaces bishop accused in sexual misconduct

An Australian bishop has been replaced by Pope Francis amidst a Vatican investigation. The Vatican said Francis accepted Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders' resignation as head of the Broome diocese in Western Australia.
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Australian media have quoted Saunders as strongly denying any wrongdoing and voluntarily offering to step aside. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported that police and prosecutors decided against filing criminal charges.