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Cardinal admits sex misconduct

Cardinal Keith O'Brien has admitted his "sexual conduct fell below standards expected" during his time as a religious leader. The Cardinal, Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, resigned last Monday after claims of "inappropriate" behaviour.

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Cardinal: 'For any failures, I apologise'

In a statement issued by the Scottish Catholic Church, Cardinal Keith O'Brien said:

I have valued the opportunity of serving the people of Scotland and overseas in various ways since becoming a priest.

Looking back over my years of ministry: For any good I have been able to do, I thank God. For any failures, I apologise to all whom I have offended.

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