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Vatican defends pope over delay in defrocking California priest

Apr 11, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Church attorney says then-Bishop John Cummins of Oakland bore primary responsibility for protecting children from Stephen Kiesle, a priest who admitted to molesting two boys.

The Vatican insisted Saturday that Pope Benedict XVI had done nothing wrong when, earlier in his career, he hesitated to defrock a California priest who had admitted to molesting two boys.