Pope Francis has set for the sexual abuse of children with pagan "human sacrifice". To victims of child abuse reminded him of the in some cultures, once widely used "cruel" religious practice, people "in pagan rituals," said the head of the Church on Sunday at the conclusion of the abuse conference at the Vatican. Often children were the victims.
In its highly anticipated final speech of the four-day conference, the Pope geisselte the "Evil of pornography" and denounced the worldwide phenomenon of child abuse. The inhumanity of this phenomenon in the Church's "serious and scandalous", because it "is contrary to their moral authority and ethical credibility," said Francis. A priest, the need for a child abuser, "a tool of Satan".
Francis promises to end the cover-up
Francis has once again promised a tough crackdown by the Catholic Church against sexual abuse and an end to the cover-up. No abuse should ever be covered up as in the past, or to be assessed, he said on Sunday.
"Should be made in the Church abuse case – which is in itself an abomination – so this case will be addressed with the greatest seriousness." However, speech at the Anti-abuse summit at the Vatican revealed the Pope in his statements, no concrete steps on how the Church wants to come to this goal.
victims are calling for "zero tolerance" for offenders
In the case of Victims and experts, the speech sparked outrage. They demand, for example, that Vertuscher and offenders will be consistently released from the Clerics, or that the power structure and the men's clubs would be discussed in the Church. Behind these high expectations, the speech of the Pope remained.
"Rather than consistently to designate, from the perspective of the victim, the responsibility of the Church, (it was) routinised and uninspired you Rinse it of, of course," said Thomas Schüller, Director of the Institute for Canon law at the University of Münster. The speech had been "a fiasco".
Matthias Katsch from the German victim protection Association Rectangular table tweeted that the speech was "the shameless attempt to put at the top of the movement, without the guilt and failure and real change to address". Pope Francis calls since the beginning of his pontificate again and again a the end of abuse and a relentless processing of the deeds. Him abuse also recalled the "cruel religious practice, ( ... ), which was widely used in the past in some cultures, people – to sacrifice, often of children in pagan rituals," said the Pope.
defence of the Church against criticism
In his keynote speech, Pope Francis defended the Church against criticism. The Church should "rise above all the ideological polemics, and the journalistic calculi, the exploit often the Small lived dramas from different interests".
He spoke of a "justice delusion, which is caused by the feelings of guilt due to the past mistakes and the pressure of the media world" and a "self-justification, which does not deal with the reasons and the consequences of this serious crime".
"Learn to give yourself the debt"
The Pope emphasized at the end that most of the clergy were innocent and that the Reputation of the entire Church suffer from the scandals.
the cradle of Sexual abuse by clergy of the Catholic Church, more severe than in other areas of the company, admitted the Argentines. "The inhumanity of this phenomenon at the global level, is in the Church of a serious and scandalous, because it is contrary to their moral authority and ethical credibility."
to give The Church must learn to self-blame. "We should not be subject to the temptation to blame others, which would be a step in the direction of an alibi, denied the reality." (nag/afp/sda)
Created: 24.02.2019, 11:27 PM