Pope Francis: Church will focus on 8 points in 'all-out battle' against abuse

Source: Catholic News Agency

“Vatican City, Feb 24, 2019 / 04:46 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Sunday outlined eight points that the Church will focus on in an “all-out battle” against the sexual abuse of minors to, he said, “turn this evil into an opportunity for purification.”

“We need to recognize with humility and courage that we stand face to face with the mystery of evil, which strikes most violently against the most vulnerable, for they are an image of Jesus,” Pope Francis said Feb. 24 following the Vatican summit’s closing Mass in the Sala Regia.

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Vicki Mellino