Protection of Minors: Southern African bishop on the need to affirm the victims

SOURCE: Linda Bordoni, Vatican News

“When I return home after this meeting “we will be encouraging people to speak up” Bishop Sithembele Sipuka said speaking to Vatican News on the sidelines of the four-day meeting of Presidents of Bishops’ Conferences on “The Protection of Minors in the Church”.

Bishop Sipuka, who is the President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, was in Rome to represent South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland at the unprecedented summit called for by Pope Francis to enforce responsibility, accountability and transparency in the Church as it responds to the clerical sexual abuse crisis.”

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Vicki Mellino