Berto Jongman: Pope Francis Denounces Culture of Child Abuse within Catholic Church

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Francis becomes the first Pope to denounce a ‘culture of abuse and cover-up’ within the Catholic Church after Chilean pedophile priest scandal

  • Francis told Chilean followers he is ashamed of church’s actions over sex abuse
  • He is the first Pope to publicly denounce a ‘culture of cover-up’ within the church
  • Pope spoke out amid outcry over the Father Fernando Karadima sex scandal
  • Priest abused teen boys for decades with bishops taking no action against him