From the late 1980s, allegations of sexual abuse of children associated with Catholic institutions and clerics in several countries started to be the subject of.
Pope Francis travels to Ireland this week for the first papal visit in almost 40 years and since a series of clerical sex abuse scandals rocked the church’s standing in a once staunchly Roman Catholic country. There have been a series of reports into allegations of abuse by.
By the early 2000s, Church sexual abuse was a major global story. In 2017, Marie Collins, an Irish survivor of abuse, left the group, citing.