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Pope Francis released a first-of-its-kind letter today mourning the Catholic Church's "atrocities" and failures to protect children from abusive clergy.
Why it matters: The Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal is global, with victims and coverups from Australia to Chile to Ireland and the United States.
Details from Reuters' Philip Pullela:
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"People ride on an over-crowded train as they rush home to celebrate Eid-al Adha festival with their families and friends in Dhaka, Bangladesh."
Gadgets for pets is increasingly a growth industry, the AP's Adam Pemple reports, with pet owners shelling out on fitbits, automated feeders, and other smart tech for the non-human members of the family.
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