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Decrying sexual abuse in family, society, and Church, Pope concludes abuse summit

February 25, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In his concluding address to the Vatican summit on protecting minors in the Church, Pope Francis said that with the help of “the ‘best practices’ formulated under the guidance of the World Health Organization ... the Church, in developing her legislation, will concentrate on the following aspects”: “the protection of children,” “impeccable seriousness,” “genuine purification,” “formation,” “strengthening and reviewing guidelines by Episcopal Conferences,” “accompaniment of those who have been abused,” “the digital world,” and “sexual tourism.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Feb. 25, 2019 10:11 PM ET USA

    Not a bad wrap up. I even detect some rigidity. Bravo!