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AP file photoArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco addresses the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Church's activities…

The Archdiocese of San Francisco has revealed that six instances of alleged sex abuse of minors by clergy were reported in the 1990s and three in the year 2000, according to an initial review of personnel files dating back to the 1950s.

The review follows a lawsuit accusing the Vatican of actively covering up sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.

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