Saturday, September 17, 2011

Victims Sue The Pope for Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests

It appears The Pope will have to start taking accountability for his priests and bishops' actions regarding sexual abuse on children. Just like any other denomination, the Roman Catholics are not above God's wrath in cases of sexual misconduct and abuse of their leadership positions in the church.
Read report below:

The Center for Constitutional Rights, a New York-based nonprofit legal group, requested the inquiry on behalf of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, arguing that the global church has maintained a "long-standing and pervasive system of sexual violence" despite promises to swiftly oust predators.

The complaint names Pope Benedict XVI, partly in his former role as leader of the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which in 2001 explicitly gained responsibility for overseeing abuse cases.

Read entire report at AT2W

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