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Pope mandates reporting of sex abuse to church, not police

Pope Francis, issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in an important new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks. (Photo by Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, CC by 2.5, https://bit.ly/2Vs8iGz)

Pope Francis, issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in an important new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks. (Photo by Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, CC by 2.5, https://bit.ly/2Vs8iGz)

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