Sex-abuse scandal grips Arizona

Pressure grows as pope is accused of siding with priests rather than their victims.

    In recent months a number of abuse claims have emerged in the US leading to increased pressure on Pope Benedict XVI to issue a public apology to the victims.

    In Arizona, Benedict - then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger - is accused of siding with priests rather than those they are accused of abusing.

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from the US state on a scandal that has gripped North America.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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