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Pope Francis Sex Abuse

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 Francis Announces Members Of Sex Abuse Commission

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis named the initial members of a commission to advise him on sex abuse policy Saturday, signaling an openness to reac...

Pope Francis Slammed For Innaction And Comments On Sex Abuse

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is coming under increasing criticism that he simply doesn't get it on sex abuse. Three months after the Vatican an...

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 Gets Serious About Child Sex Abuse In Catholic Church

AP | Posted 12.05.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him about protecting children from sexually abusive priests and about he...

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...