For the first time, admits pope Francis, that he has known for a widespread crackdown on catholic nuns. It writes the BBC.
- The sexual abuse of nuns is a recurring problem, but it is mainly done in individual congregations, he says, according to BBC journalists in connection with a trip to the Middle east.
the Church has been aware of the problem, and we try to solve it, he says.
the Grant from the catholic leader comes in the wake of, to nuns from all over the world has been going forward with their story. The cases began when the global organization of catholic nuns denounced what they see as a 'stilheds and hemmelighedskultur' in the autumn of 2018, writes The Independent.
African nuns were abused by priests in the 90's, because of the danger of being hiv-infected kept the priests from the prostitutes. Although the nuns sought the help of the Vatican, nothing happened. It writes the catholic media The Tablet.
the Media also writes that the fear of punishment has kept the nuns back from accusing the priests.
#the meto-the movement has had a great influence of the catholic nuns. The movement that started in the fall of 2017, when women stood up and told about the violence, have also inspired the catholic nuns to stand up.
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