Child abuse scandal: Germany’s Catholic Church fights for its future
29 January 2022 | 3:52 pm
Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt.
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