Pope announce ‘zero tolerance’ for sexual abuse by Priests

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Pope declares 'zero tolerance' for sexual abuse in Catholic church - christian mail

Pope announce ‘zero tolerance’ for sexual abuse in the Catholic church.

Pope Francis said that priests who abused children should not be tolerated when they asked for forgiveness.

“I would like us to renew our complete commitment to ensuring that these atrocities will no longer take place in our midst.”

“The Church recognizes the sins of some of her members: the sufferings, the experiences and the pain of minors who were abused sexually by priests.

“It is a sin that shames us.

In a letter sent on 28 December but released by the Vatican only on Monday, Francis said: “I would like us to renew our complete commitment to ensuring that these atrocities will no longer take place in our midst.”

“Let us find the courage needed to take all necessary measures and to protect in every way the lives of our children, so that such crimes may never be repeated.

In this area, let us adhere, clearly and faithfully, to ‘zero tolerance’,” he said.

He had always stood his ground and rooting out sexual abuse among priests but critics insist he had not done enough to ensure Bishops do not pardon such priests.

He however said: “We join in the pain of the victims and weep for this sin – the sin of what happened, the sin of failing to help, the sin of covering up and denial, the sin of the abuse of power.”

The Pope is reported to have met victims of sexual abuses in the Vatican and during his trips to several countries.

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