A landmark four-day summit in the Vatican is currently taking place to look into the sexual abuse of children by the Catholic clergy.

The meeting, which began on February 21, has brought together an extraordinary panoply of 190 participants from around the Catholic world. These include 114 presidents of bishops’ conferences or their delegates, representatives from 14 Eastern Rite Catholic Churches, who are often referred to as ‘Greek Catholics’ but are in full communion with Rome, as well as ...

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