Putting Church above Children

July 24, 2019

...But survivors of clergy sexual abuse have criticized what they regard as foot-dragging at the Vatican, and the UN has been open to their petitions. “Rape and torture are crimes around the entire world, so I don’t think this is a question of cultural values,” said Katherine Gallagher, an attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights who has been active in bringing the survivors’ petitions to UN human rights agencies since 2010, representing the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP). ...

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