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U.N. to Question Vatican Again on Clergy Sex Abuse

posted on April 17, 2014

The Associated Press reports that a second U.N. committee will be holding a hearing in early May “to question Vatican officials on failures to stop clergy sex abuse.” This is the second time Vatican officials have been called to testify before the U.N., following a hearing in January. The article notes, “Last Friday, Pope Francis said he took personal responsibility for the ‘evil’ of clergy sex abuse, sought forgiveness from victims and said the church must be even bolder in efforts to protect children.”

Read at The Associated Press