VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis, addressing sexual abuse scandals and calls for women priests, said on Tuesday that for its own good the Roman Catholic Church had to acknowledge its history of male authoritarianism and sexual abuse of women.
But he also said in a major document that the church “could not agree with everything some feminist groups propose,” a clear reference to the Church’s ban on a female priesthood.
Pope - Criticism - Church - Response - Abuse
The pope is grappling with criticism over the Church’s response to a decades-long sexual abuse crisis that has gravely...
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