Pope Francis References Church's Failure With Sexual Abuse Crisis

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Published on January 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

Pope Francis References Church's Failure With Sexual Abuse Crisis

Pope Francis said the Roman Catholic Church is weary and “wounded by her own sin.” According to Reuters, the pope was referencing the global seuxal abuse crisis.

Francis referred to the church as one who has “often failed to hear all those cries.” The pope made the statement in Panama City’s newly renovated cathedral of Santa Maria Antigua.

He is currently visiting Panama for a global gathering of Catholic youth.

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