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Pope Francis Sex Abuse

Vatican Has A Long Way To Go In Righting Clergy Child Abuse Issues

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

As the Catholic church reckons with decades of indifference to clergy abusing children, some followers are finding both their faith and their patience...

Sex Abuse Survivors Not Sure They Want To Meet With Pope Francis

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 05.29.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Pope Francis’ announcement this week that he would meet with victims of sexual abuse by priests is dividing victim advocates, with some dismis...

Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness

Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from people who were sexually abused by priests, and vowed that there will be no going b...

Pope Defends Church's Actions In Fight Against Pedophile Priests

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has played down the notion that he is a "superman" who will bring sweeping reforms to the Roman Catholic church,...

Pope Francis Denounces Sexual Abuse, 'The Shame Of The Church'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

The Catholic Church was slammed at the U.N. on Thursday about how they have historically handled cases of sex abuse by priests, as a committee investi...

Pope Francis: Catholic Church Must 'Act Decisively' Against Sex Abuse

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, April 5 (Reuters) - Pope Francis wants the Catholic Church to "act decisively" to root out sexual abuse of children by priests and ens...