Africa also suffers sex abuse by priests: Joburg RC archbishop

April 8, 2010
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A member of the faithful shows a crucifix to Pope Benedict XVI during a youth rally at the Dos Coqueiros stadium in Luanda, Angola March 21, 2009/Alessandro Bianchi

Sex abuse scandals shake Church but not faith

April 7, 2010
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Catholics at Easter Mass at the Beijing Southern Catholic Church April 3, 2010/Petar Kujundzic

Catholic bishops see campaign against Church over child sex abuse

March 22, 2010
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Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco and Pope Benedict in Paul VI hall at the Vatican 25 April/Osservatore Romano

Pope-victims gap is tip of iceberg of incomprehension in Catholic Church

March 21, 2010
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Pope Benedict in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, 17 March 2010/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope’s shame, remorse over Irish child sex abuse, victims want more

March 20, 2010
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Pope Benedict's letter on Irish child sex abuse cases, at the Vatican press office, 20 March 2010/Alessandro Bianchi

German Catholics urge pope to speak out on sex scandals

By Reuters Staff
March 15, 2010
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"... And the pope is silent" reads the front page headline in this Hamburg daily, 15 March 2010

Focus turns to pope as German, Dutch sex abuse scandals unfold

March 11, 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI in the Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, 2 Feb 2010/Max Rossi

Germany says Catholic Church covered up sexual abuse

By Reuters Staff
March 9, 2010
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Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger at the chancellery in Berlin March 3, 2010/Thomas Peter

Irish abuse crisis aftershocks hit German, Dutch Catholic churches

March 5, 2010
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Bavarian flag at St. Peter's Basilica after Pope Benedict's election, 23 April 2005/Tom Heneghan

Germany’s top Protestant bishop quits after drunk driving

February 24, 2010
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Bishop Margot Kässmann at her news conference in Hanover 24 Feb 2010/Stringer

The head of Germany’s 25 million Protestants resigned on Wednesday after police stopped her for driving while under the influence of alcohol just four months after becoming the third woman to head a major Christian church.