Britain"s top Catholic cleric accused of "inappropriate acts" against FOUR priests just days before he helps choose the new Pope

Britain's top Catholic cleric accused of 'inappropriate acts' against FOUR priests just days before he helps choose the new Pope Cardinal O'Brien, 74, faces claims of inappropriate attention by four priests One priest alleges 'unwanted behaviour' after late-night drinking Another priest said he was 18 when 'inappropriately approachedO'Brien now faces demands for his immediate resignationBut a former archbishop says people 'must listen' to the cardinal's side O'Brien wrote of his concerns over same-sex marriage in Scotland in The Daily Telegraph.

Britains top Catholic bishop accused of inappropriate behaviour by four priests

Britain's top Catholic clergyman Cardinal Keith O'Brien accused of 'inappropriate behaviour' by four priests Cardinal O'Brien, 74, faces claims of inappropriate attention by four priests One priest alleges 'unwanted behaviour' after late-night drinking Another priest said he was 18 when 'inappropriately approachedO'Brien now faces demands for his immediate resignation O'Brien wrote of his concerns over same-sex marriage in Scotland in The Daily Telegraph. He said the proposal represents a 'grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right'. 'Same-sex marriage would eliminate entirely in law the basic idea of a mother and a father for every child,' he added.

Keith OBrien: Let priests wed, says UK"s senior Catholic in call to overturn centuries of tradition

Let priests wed, says UK's senior Catholic in call to overturn centuries of tradition By Jim Mcbeth PUBLISHED: 01:38 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:08 GMT, 23 February 2013 Ideas: Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's top Roman Catholic and one of the men who will choose the next Pope, says the Church should overturn centuries of tradition and allow priests to marry Britain’s top Roman Catholic, one of the men who will choose the next Pope, says the Church should overturn centuries of tradition and allow priests to marry.