Pedophile priest victims urge action from pope, AsiaOne World News

February 17, 2015 4:20 AM

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Victims of sexually abusive priests from across the Americas joined forces Monday to urge Pope Francis to allow civilian justice to punish pedophiles and those who covered up their crimes.

From the United States to Argentina, Chile, Mexico and other nations, victims issued a letter made public in Mexico City telling the Argentine pontiff that "words are not enough." The letter said that only civilian trials and Church reform will put an end to the "great holocaust of thousands of boys...

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