Pope meets Catholics sexually abused by clergy

July 7, 2014 11:30 AM

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has held his first meeting with a group of Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy.

Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said two Irish, two British and two German victims met separately Monday for about 30 minutes apiece with Francis at the pope's Vatican hotel. None of the victims attended Lombardi's briefing with reporters. Lombardi said Francis had already greeted the s...

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