Maltese alleged abuse victims ask to meet Pope

By Reuters Staff
April 12, 2010
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Lawrence Grech, a victim of church child abuse, at a news conference with other victims near Valletta, April 12, 2010/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Italian sexual abuse victims want Pope Benedict to speak out

April 9, 2010
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Abuse victim Gianni Bisoli in Verona April 8, 2010/Paolo Bona

Abuse victim Dario Laiti is deaf and has great difficulty speaking. But he has a clear message for Pope Benedict: expose predator priests, past and present, living and dead, for the good of the Church.

Catholic Church at crossroads in Milwaukee over abuse charges

By Reuters Staff
April 9, 2010
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Sexual abuse victims meet journalists outside the Cousin's Center, owned by the Milwaukee Archdiocese in St. Francis, Wisconsin March 25, 2010/Allen Fredrickson

German Catholic Church sexual abuse hotline flooded with calls

By Reuters Staff
April 8, 2010
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Trier Bishop Stephan Ackermann launches hotline on March 30, 2010. Text reads : "victims of sexual abuse"/Johannes Eisele

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

GUESTVIEW: Are Catholics masochists?

By Guest Contributor
March 28, 2010
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Notre Dame de Fourvière Basilica, Lyon/Frédéric de La Mure

The following is a guest contribution. Reuters is not responsible for the content and the views expressed are the authors’ alone. Isabelle de Gaulmyn is Religion Editor of the Paris Catholic daily newspaper La Croix and author of Benoît XVI, Le pape incompris (Benedict XVI, The Misunderstood Pope). She blogs in French at Une foi par semaine, where this first appeared.

NYT’s long paper trail on Rome, Ratzinger and abusive priest

March 25, 2010
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Protesters hold pictures of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone and Pope Benedict XVI at demonstration against child sexual abuse at the Vatican 25 March 2010/Alessandro Bianchi

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