Guam archbishop says he's a victim, welcomes Vatican envoy

June 7, 2016 1:31 PM

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VATICAN CITY – The archbishop of Guam says he welcomes the appointment of a Vatican administrator to run the Catholic Church on the Pacific island pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused young boys decades ago.

In a video shot in St. Peter's Square, Archbishop Anthony Apuron addressed himself to his flock in the U.S. territory, insisting he remained their archbishop and was a "victim of these horrible calumnies."

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