Pope Francis

Meets sex abuse victims

7 Jul, 2014

For the first time as leader of the Catholic church, the pope meets with victims of clerical sexual abuse.  The meeting takes place at the pope’s private residence, Casa Santa Marta , located in Vatican City. Six victims from Europe meet with Francis.  The Vatican says:

It is important that we respect the delicate nature of such a meeting and the dignity and privacy of those involved.

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