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Tag: Silvano Tomasi

  • Wednesday, May 7th 2014 - 00:11 UTC

    Vatican admits having defrocked 848 priests over ten years for sex abuse

    Ambassador Archbishop Tomasi, said the Vatican also doled out lesser punishments to another 2,572 accused of molesting children

    For the first time, the Vatican has revealed a statistical picture of the internal fallout from the church's sex abuse epidemic. According to the Vatican's U.N. Ambassador Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Pope defrocked 848 priests over the past 10 years, and doled out lesser punishments to another 2,572 accused of molesting children. That includes punishments handed down by John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis.

  • Tuesday, May 6th 2014 - 05:58 UTC

    UN calls on Vatican to change the 'climate of impunity' on child sexual abuse

    Archbishop Silvano Tomasi is expected to reply on Tuesday

    A UN committee on torture grilled on Monday the Vatican on the Catholic Church's child sexual abuse crisis, urging a permanent investigation system to end a “climate of impunity” prevailing for decades.