Victims Of Priest Abuse In Rome To Urge Cardinals To Choose Wisely
ROME (CBS4) – While many pilgrims on a spiritual journey are flocking to Rome to observe history in the making, others have made the trek here to expose hurt anger and outrage.
Dark clouds hovered above St. Peter’s Basilica Sunday, days before the start of the papal conclave. The haunting faces of innocence lost, allegedly stolen at the hands of abusive priests, emerged with the hope the world will watch and the cardinals will listen.
They feel that the cardinals need to select a Pope who will do more to heal the wounds of victims and more to safeguard the children.
“They have to do something, intervene, because there’s a problem. We are talking about children, they are completely abandoned before, during and after. They are treated like animals,” David Clohessy, direc...