Monday, December 20, 2010

Pope Benedict urges soul-searching from Catholic church on sex-abuse scandal:

In a remarkable demonstration of public soul-searching, Pope Benedict XVI on Monday used a high-profile Christmas speech to Vatican cardinals and bishops to urge reflection on the flaws in the Church's very message and culture that permitted a global sexual-abuse scandal.

"We must ask ourselves what we can do to repair as much as possible the injustice that has occurred," Benedict said. "We must ask ourselves what was wrong in our proclamation, in our whole way of living the Christian life, to allow such a thing to happen."
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