Vatican official: Sexual abuse of minors requires strong response
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The phenomenon of the sexual abuse of minors within the church requires a strong response that is not “not inertia, a culture of silence or repression,” said the Vatican’s top investigator of clerical sex abuse said. Msgr. Charles Scicluna, promoter of justice for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said that the church must do all it can to respond to the problem and emphasize that protection of children is integral to the good of the universal church.
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