Latest News Wires Cardinal: Sexual misconduct behind his departure from Scotland

Cardinal sexual misconduct: Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct, is leaving Scotland for "spiritual renewal, prayer and penance."

By , Associated Press

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The Scottish cardinal who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct will leave Scotland for several months of prayer and atonement, the Vatican said Wednesday in a rare sanction against a "prince of the church."