Pope responds to child abuse row

Pope Benedict offers Irish Catholics "healing and renewal" over child abuse row.

     

    The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has apologised for his role in the cover-up of child abuse 35 years ago.

    Cardinal Sean Brady is now under pressure to resign after he admitted he attended meetings where two 10-year-olds were forced to sign vows of silence over complaints against a priest who was abusing children.

    Pope Benedict has also now been forced to comment on the widening scandal.

    Al Jazeera's Matt Moore reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.