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Religious orders apologize for sex abuse inaction, coverups

1 month ago   |   By National Post

VATICAN CITY - Catholic religious orders from around the world apologized Tuesday for having failed to respond when their priests raped children, acknowledging that their family-like communities blinded them to sexual abuse and led to misplaced loyalties, denial and coverups.
The two umbrella organizations representing the world's religious orders issued a joint statement ahead of Pope Francis' sex abuse prevention summit, which opens Thursday. They vowed to implement accountability measures going forward to ensure that coverups by religious superiors end and that children are always safe...
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Religious orders apologize for abuse cover-up before summit

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

VATICAN CITY - Catholic religious orders from around the world are apologizing for having failed to respond when their priests raped children, acknowledging that their family-like communities blinded them to sexual abuse and led to misplaced loyalties, denial and cover-up.
The two umbrella organizations representing the world's male and female religious orders issued a joint statement Tuesday on the eve of Pope Francis' sex abuse prevention summit. They vowed to implement accountability measures to ensure cover-up by superiors ends and that children are safe.
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