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Pope’s ‘new’ approach makes no sense

Pope Francis is getting praise for his recent declaration of norms regarding the sexual-abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. This so-called “new” reporting system retains an internal process. Investigation of these crimes should be investigated by the criminal justice system, not the church. The pope’s mandated reporting norm by priests, nuns and bishops reporting to...

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