Sex Abuse Revelations Unwelcome Distraction as Pope Francis Visits Scandal-Hit Portugal

When a panel of experts read aloud some of the harrowing accounts they had collected from recently discovered victims of child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church, the country’s senior bishops squirmed in the auditorium’s front-row seats. During a live television broadcast, the experts reported in February that at least 4,815 boys and girls … Read more