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    Vatican revises rules on sex abuse

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    Al Jazeera English

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    The Vatican has revised its guidelines on how the Roman Catholic Church will handle sex abuse cases.

    The rules include a significant lengthening of the time period a victim can lodge an abuse complaint.

    The latest policies follow a new series of allegations against the church's clergy in recent months.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports.

    [July 16, 2010]