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All about Pope Benedict XVI and his handling of Clerical Sex Abuse

 

 In recent days a number of stories have appeared in the media which question Pope Benedict’s handling of cases involving sex abuse of minors by clergy. In light of these stories we think it is important to recognize that Benedict XVI, both before and after being elected Pope, has worked energetically to address these cases and to eradicate sexual abuse in the Church. Many people have expressed a wish to know more about this matter. While we do not endorse everything stated here, we make available some links to recent articles that address Pope Benedict’s record. 

We also include a link to the statement of the USCCB, which contains the following words: “We know from our experience how Pope Benedict is deeply concerned for those who have been harmed by sexual abuse and how he has strengthened the Church’s response to victims and supported our efforts to deal with perpetrators.” READ MORE HERE.