Pope Francis’ Vatican to Be Grilled by U.N. on Child Sex Abuse Read more: Vatican to Face U.N. Committee on Its Child-Sex-Abuse

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Time Magazine


Officials representing the Holy See will for the first time face questioning by a U.N. committee on the Vatican's child-sex-abuse record.


Pope Francis has won over many critics in his brief time as head of the Catholic Church by presenting a more humane and empathetic face of the Church. His calls for compassion for vulnerable and marginalized members of society have won praise from Catholics and non-Catholics alike, leading in part to his selection as TIME’s Person of the Year for 2013.

However, his biggest test may be yet to come...

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