Former Pope Benedict under pressure over child sexual abuse scandal
10 February 2022 | 12:34 pm
The retired German pontiff has apologized for any "grevious faults" in the way he dealt with sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, but denied any personal wrongdoing.
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