CBC News – UN Demands Answers From Vatican On Child Sex Abuse – 10 July 2013

Pope Francis, shown here during his visit to southern Italy this month, is now facing questions from the United Nations about child sex abuse by Catholic clergy members.
Panel wants church to hand over details of cases involving Catholic clergy
Pope Francis, shown here during his visit to southern Italy this month, is now facing questions from the United Nations about child sex abuse by Catholic clergy members. (Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press)

A United Nations panel is demanding that the Vatican hand over detailed information on child sex abuse cases involving Catholic clergy.

In a document published online, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has asked the Vatican to come clean with how it addresses children’s rights around the world, including what measures it takes when dealing with sexual violence.

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