Pope Francis has summoned the heads of national Catholic bishops conferences from around the world to the Vatican in February for a meeting to discuss the protection of minors from sexual abuse, the Vatican said on Wednesday.
Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, said this while receiving the Amnesty International 2017/18 Report on: “The State of the World’s Human Rights,” and the organization’s report on women who…
Effah-Chukwuma, Executive Director, Project Alert on Violence Against Women told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that children were more vulnerable to the perpetrators of rape.
“We feel pain and shame,” Fernando Ramos, an auxiliary bishop of Santiago, told a news conference ahead of the three days of closed-door meetings.
Earlier this week, the Vatican took over a Peru-based Catholic sect whose founder has been accused of sexual and psychological abuse.
He was later tortured by the elders who demanded that he offset the medical bill of treating the victim.