Pope asks abuse victims to forgive the Church
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 @ 00:08
POPE FRANCIS has begged forgiveness from survivors who suffered
sexual abuse at the hands of Roman Catholic priests. He also asked
for forgiveness for the Roman Catholic Church's complicity in
covering up sex abuse.
In a strongly worded homily during a mass, he said: "Before God
and his people, I express my sorrow for the sins and grave crimes
of clerical sexual abuse committed against you. And I humbly ask
"I beg your forgiveness, too, for the sins of omission ...
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