Those representing the survivors still call for more action and admission of failings from the Church
For the first time since the clerical child sex abuse scandal emerged the Pope has summoned the world’s cardinals to the Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI has called 203 cardinals, including Ireland’s Sean Brady, to the summit which will take place next week. Victims of pedophile abuse are skeptical of the latest move. They claim that most of the cardinals have poor histories when it comes to dealing with abuse cases.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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