Bergoglio has spoken much of combatting abuse. Is this true, or is he a hypocrite and is it about to take him down?
Is all the fuss over changing the Nervous Disordered liturgy again and the battle with the Knights of Malta a diversion of attention away from that which is brewing just below the surface?
Six cases where the sexual abuse scandal touches Pope Francis
January 25, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Recent revelations concerning Pope Francis and negligence over sexual abuse of minors are calling into question his strong words condemning the cover-up of sexual abuse.
In March 2014, in an announcement that received massive publicity, Pope Francis promised a new, more improved Vatican response to the clerical abuse of minors. He reaffirmed that the Vatican would institute zero tolerance for pedophile priests. He announced the creation of a new papal commission on child protection made up of Cardinals, experts, and victims of clergy abuse. This past May, Pope Francis spoke of the scandal again by saying, "This is a tragedy, we must not tolerate the abuse of minors. We must defend minors. And we must severely punish the abusers." Yet, there appears to be a gulf between his words on reform and the reality.