Pope Holds Historic Summit On Clergy Sexual Abuse

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Published on February 21, 2019 - Duration: 01:05s

Pope Holds Historic Summit On Clergy Sexual Abuse

Rome (CNN)Pope Francis began an unprecedented summit in Rome to confront the Catholic Church's clergy abuse scandal by saying that Catholics are not looking for simple condemnation, but concrete actions.

"In the face of this scourge of sexual abuse perpetrated by men of the church to the detriment of minors, I thought I would summon you," the Pope told the nearly 200 Catholic leaders gathered in Vatican City, "so that altogether we may lend an ear and listen to the Holy Spirit ...

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