"Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world to address the problems of sexövergreppsskandaler of the catholic church."
"But the pope has warned that the meeting in itself will not mean an end to the abuse."
"The highest-ranking leaders of about a hundred biskopskonferenser from all continents will gather in Vatican city between Thursday and Sunday to discuss the problems associated with abuse. The pope has, prior to the meeting called on the bishops to talk with övergreppsoffer in their respective countries."
"the Meeting is being held just a week after the american former cardinal Theodore McCarrick as the first cardinal ever been deprived of his prästmandat because of allegations of sexual abuse."
"the Goal of the is to raise awareness, but several in Africa, Asia and the Middle east has denied that it is a global problem, but called it a western phenomenon."
"Many victims of abuse have also been invited to the meeting. The German jesuitprästen Hans Zollner, a psychologist who educates the priests and of those who organise the meeting, believes that it is important."
"– No one who has met the victims, heard their cries for help, seen their tears, their mental and fyrsiska wounds, can be indifferent. The catholic church has been facing this problem for the past 35 years, " he says, and pays tribute to the efforts made in some countries which received a number of new charges decrease."
"The chilean Vatikanexperten Luis Badilla hope that the meeting will produce results."
"– We want the meeting to lead to concrete actions, "he says, but notes that the meeting's title"
"He sees it as a sign of the catholic church, the reflexive instinct to try to protect their brand."
"– But the only way to get out of the crisis is to say the whole truth."
"the Pope himself has toned down expectations, noting that the problems will continue even after the end of the meeting. It is, rather, to develop guidelines for how the bishops should know how to deal with the problem."
"– By solving the problem within the church, by becoming aware, we will help to solve it within society, within families, where shame means that everything is hidden, " he says."
"the Catholic church has in recent decades been shaken by allegations of sexual abuse against minors committed by priests and other employees in many countries around the world."
"the Boston Globe revealed in 2002 in more than 600 articles about how the church gave its tacit permission to the priests to commit abuse. The work depicted in the Oscar movie "
"the World is moving on many thousands of children who were exploited by people in positions of power within the church, and in several cases, the church has been well aware of the problem, but muted down."
"Many of the cases highlighted has led to priests and bishops avkragats, and some have also been convicted in the courts for severe punishment."