Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

  U.S. Catholic bishops should stop playing the victim and do something to end the “culture of abuse,” Pope Francis said in a letter from Rome Thursday. The pontiff addressed his eight-page letter to the U.S. ecclesiastic heads, writing: “These have been times of turbulence in the lives of all those victims who suffered in their … Continue reading Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

  U.S. Catholic bishops should stop playing the victim and do something to end the “culture of abuse,” Pope Francis said in a letter from Rome Thursday. The pontiff addressed his eight-page letter to the U.S. ecclesiastic heads, writing: “These have been times of turbulence in the lives of all those victims who suffered in their … Continue reading Bishops should show concern for sex abuse victims – Pope Francis

Catholic Church says more than 3,600 people were sexually abused by bishops

  Cardinal Reinhard Marx, a top German bishop in Germany who also holds position as head of the German Bishops Conference, has tendered unreserved apologies to thousands of sexual abuse victims. Image: Cardinal Reinhard Marx In his reference to series of sexual molestation cases which occurred inside the Catholic Church in Germany, Marx acknowledged that … Continue reading Catholic Church says more than 3,600 people were sexually abused by bishops