Sexual Abuse

The victims gave their testimony to another official after the original Vatican envoy had emergency surgery.
Scicluna entered the hospital Tuesday after beginning his interviews with victims.
Cruz described the three-hour meeting as "emotionally draining" but said he felt heard.
Australian Cardinal George Pell departs the Melbourne Magistrates' Court in Australia on Oct. 6. (CNS photo/James Ross, EPA)
Associated Press February 16, 2018
Pope Francis' former finance minister was charged last year with offenses involving multiple complainants in his native Australia.
Gerard O’Connell February 15, 2018
Pope Francis “normally” meets with victims of abuse on Fridays, and “sometimes this is known and sometimes it is not known.”
The process needs to be more transparent, Father Hans Zollner said.