Pope has chance to reclaim ‘moral authority’ in visit

September 23, 2015
Boston Globe

...Katherine Gallagher, a senior staff attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, has represented the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests before two United Nations committees investigating Catholic clergy sexual abuse. She said the Vatican under Francis has failed to take responsibility for the actions of its priests around the world and has failed to share information with the United Nations and civil authorities.

“On the one hand, [Francis] is speaking at the UN and recognizing the weight and authority of that institution, but on the other . . . he is paying it no heed and very little respect,” she said. ...

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