Pope Meets With Sexual Abuse Survivors

After meeting with Sexual abuse survivors, Pope Francis led off his remarks to the Bishops at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary with a commitment to change the climate surrounding sexual abuse in the Catholic church. Meeting with three men and two women at the seminary the Pope made it clear that he was committed to the oversight that some survivors and critics have felt has not occurred during his pontificate. His comments come in Philadelphia, the city that was first to convict an administrator in the Catholic Church on sexual abuse, Monsignor William Lynn. The Pope’s comments can be found here. A longer piece on this will follow…

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