Mexico Catholics want abuse acknowledged

Nearly 90 million Mexicans profess to being Catholic and many demand change in the Church's stance on sexual abuse.

    Nearly 90 million Mexicans profess to being Catholic and will be closely watching who is chosen to lead the Church.

    Catholics in the country who allege they were sexually abused by members of the clergy, say they are still waiting for the Vatican to acknowledge their suffering.

    Millions of Mexicans and people throughout Latin America have abandoned the church in the past decade.

    Many are demanding a change in the Church's attutude towards sexual-abuse victims when the new pope succeeds Benedict XVI.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin, reporting from Mexico, spoke to one victim.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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