Pope Benedict failed to act over abuse

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Pope Benedict failed to act over abuse

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60070132
Pope Benedict, then called Josef Ratzinger, held the position from 1977 to 1982. He has denied the accusations.

But a new report into historical abuse allegations carried out by a German law firm incriminated the former pontiff.

Abuse continued under his tenure, it is alleged, and the accused priests remained active in church roles.

The former pope, now aged 94, became the first Church leader to resign in more than 600 years in 2013, citing exhaustion. Since then, he has led a largely quiet life in the Vatican City and is known as pope emeritus.

The new report from German law firm Westpfahl Spilker Wastl was commissioned by the Catholic Church.

This isnt a good look for the church
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Re: Pope Benedict failed to act over abuse

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What I find interesting is this stuff keeps coming out as if it's new. It's not. Everyone has known for years that the Pope and the Catholic church, as a whole, has done everything to cover up the sexual abuses. They claim that it's a church issue, not a legal issue.

It's also interesting that people continue to identify as being Catholic, knowing that the chuch is participating in some of the most vile and immoral behaviors.
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Re: Pope Benedict failed to act over abuse

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captkirkcanada wrote: Jan 20th, 2022, 10:25 am https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60070132
Pope Benedict, then called Josef Ratzinger, held the position from 1977 to 1982. He has denied the accusations.

But a new report into historical abuse allegations carried out by a German law firm incriminated the former pontiff.

Abuse continued under his tenure, it is alleged, and the accused priests remained active in church roles.

The former pope, now aged 94, became the first Church leader to resign in more than 600 years in 2013, citing exhaustion. Since then, he has led a largely quiet life in the Vatican City and is known as pope emeritus.

The new report from German law firm Westpfahl Spilker Wastl was commissioned by the Catholic Church.

This isnt a good look for the church
Gross.

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