U.N. grilling: The Vatican should step up action against abuse
February 2, 2014
A United Nations investigation of the Catholic Church’s clergy sex-abuse scandal should prompt the Vatican to be more transparent and Pope Francis to crack down harder on the abusers’ enablers.
An international human rights panel grilled Vatican representatives last month in Geneva about the church’s lukewarm response to the child sex-abuse scandal.
The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests and other groups argue that the Vatican is not honoring its agreement