- Jan 17, 2021
Day two at a conference regarding sex abuse in the Church in Latin America started with some very heavy hitters on the topic.
A Q&A session got a little heated at a sex abuse conference.
Most of the discussion on abuse inside the Catholic Church has focused on priests, yet with numerous scandals erupting inside lay movements and associations, experts and Vatican officials are increasingly engaging these entities on the issue.
Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, the Vatican’s chief expert on clerical sex abuse, will visit Poland on Friday.
Father Hans Zollner said last month’s Vatican summit on sex abuse was a partial success.
The Catholic Church must respect the law and accept court decisions regarding clerical sexual abuse and its cover-up, said Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a leading expert in child protection.