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But some victims are not convinced, saying that Pope Francis talks about the devil but not 'permanently excluding child rapists and abusers' from the Catholic Church
At a historic Vatican summit on sex abuse, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle hits a culture of cover-up 'to protect perpetrators and the institution'
(UPDATED) 'We humbly and sorrowfully admit that wounds have been inflicted by us bishops on the victims and in fact the entire body of Christ,' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle tells the assembly
Two survivors' advocacy groups in the US send an open letter to Pope Francis asking to be a part of a historic gathering that the Catholic leader called for in February at the Vatican
'We absolutely have to be open and transparent (on sex assault cases),' says a US bishop
According to the study, 1,670 clergymen in Germany committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors between 1946 and 2014, Spiegel Online reports. Most of the victims were boys.
(UPDATED) Malcolm Turnbull says now is the time for the Pope to take action against Adelaide archbishop Philip Wilson, who was convicted for concealing abuse of a notorious pedophile
Aldo Di Cillo Pagotto steps down after being accused of welcoming into his diocese priests and seminarians expelled by other bishops over alleged pedophilia
US group SNAP urges Vatican to exclude over a dozen cardinals from the conclave over accusations of abuse
Activists fighting for truth and justice for victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests hold out little hope for progress under the next pope as controversy brews over a US cardinal who covered up for predator clerics
Pope Benedict XVI admitted Sunday June 17 that cases of child abuse by pedophile priests had undermined the Roman Catholic Church s credibility in Ireland