Pope Francis asks forgiveness for the hundreds of thousands of children sexually abused by Catholic clergy

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“personally ask[ed] for forgiveness for the damage [some priests] have done for sexually abused children.” Pope Francis has also set up a committee last year with the hopes of assisting clerical sex abuse victims;

however, many believe, including the United Nations, that not enough has been done to fight abuse and punish the offenders.

 

 

Read more at: http://www.wcuquad.com/6001668/op-ed/pope-francis-asks-forgiveness-for-child-abuse-by-clergy/#sthash.qpen6goj.dpuf

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