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Pope Francis prays in Rome on Dec. 8, 2013.

Five experts on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church weigh in on whether Pope Francis has done enough to address one of the the church’s biggest challenges. Read more»

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Pope Benedict XVI. The Vatican is holding a four-day summit with heads of the Catholic church from around the world to fight sexual abuse by priests.

Catholic leaders from around the world gathered in Rome on Monday for a Vatican summit on how the church could end sexual abuse of children by priests. Read more»

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Pope Benedict XVI reads a copy of L'Osservatore Romano while on an airplane, 2008.

Opinion: He needs to stop blaming media for failings of his own leadership and his own church. Read more»