Authorities in the Dominican Republic will look into allegations of child sex abuse against the papal envoy to the Caribbean country following his abrupt removal from his post by the Vatican. A Vatican spokesman confirmed that Archbishop Josef Wesolowski had been removed and that the church was conducting an investigation into the issue, without specifying the nature of the accusations against the Polish-born prelate. Dominican Republic Attorney-General told a news conference that the investigation was in its initial stages and largely in response to media reports of allegations of sexual misconduct by Archbishop Wesolowski as well as a friend and fellow priest.

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