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I shared their suffering and emotionally prayed with them. - Pope Benedict XVI, describing a recent visit with eight Maltese men who say they were molested by priests.
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010

Open quoteI shared their suffering and emotionally prayed with them. Close quote

  • POPE BENEDICT XVI,
  • on his recent visit with eight Maltese men who say they were molested by Catholic priests; in a rare public comment on the sex-abuse scandal that is plaguing the church, the Pope said he "assured them of church action"
Photo: Alessia Pierdomenico / Reuters | Source: The New York Times