One of the seven had previously been sued for abuse in the Los Angeles archdiocese. They are not allowed to practice their ministries.
Eduardo Cordova Bautista
A priest in north central Mexico has been stripped of his position by the Vatican and faces criminal charges in connection with alleged sexual abuse of a teenage boy.
The case marks the first time the Catholic Church in Mexico has turned a priest in to authorities.
The move follows instructions from Pope Francis for the Catholic Church to better protect children and take a hard line with priests accused of sexual offenses.