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Vatican: Pope to meet with sex abuse victims

Aug 22, 2018 - Boston Herald

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said yesterday that Pope Francis is expected to meet with victims of sexual abuse during his weekend visit to Ireland and speak out about the problem.

Spokesman Greg Burke effectively confirmed the meeting during a briefing yesterday. He said Francis always meets with victims when he visits countries where abuse “is a reality” and that any information would be released after the fact, based on what the survivors themselves decide.

“The important thi...