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Breaking: Pope takes major action in response to abuse crisis • spotlight.africa
Responding to the shameful abuse crisis plaguing the Catholic Church at present, Pope Francis has called the president of every bishops’ conference around the world to a meeting at the Vatican next year. Following extensive criticism of the Holy Father and the Church hierarchy for not taking concrete actions, the Vatican has now announced a major step in addressing the matter of sexual abuse of minors by clergy. On Wednesday, 12 September 2018, the Vatican press office communicated that Pope Francis has …