Francis: no appeals for priests guilty of abuse

Posted September 22, 2017 11:34 pm by Hannah Russo

Francis: no appeals for priests guilty of abuse

There should be no opportunity for appealing canonical cases of sexual abuse against minors when allegations have been proven by evidence, Pope Francis said in spontaneous comments Thursday. In off-the-cuff remarks to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM), he claimed that “if pedophilia, an abuse of minors, is proven it is enough to not receive appeals.”
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