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Kansas priest defrocked after child sex abuse allegations


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas priest has been revoked of his rank years after an investigation into multiple child sexual abuse allegations against him.

Archbishop Joseph Naumann issued a decree in December removing the Rev. John Wisner from the clergy. The decree was announced May 25 after the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith affirmed it earlier this year, the Kansas City Star reported .

Naumann immediately suspended Wisner from active ministry in May 2012 after a sexual misconduct complaint from a 45-year-old man, according to the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Ka...

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