Pope Francis on path to healing wounds of abuse scandal, says nuncio

Posted July 2, 2019 8:46 pm by Editor

Pope Francis on path to healing wounds of abuse scandal, says nuncio

OTTAWA — Pope Francis is leading efforts to heal the wounds of the sexual abuse scandals so the Church can fulfill her mission, says Canada’s apostolic nuncio.

“Pope Francis sees the Church as a community of men and women who live for others, who care for those in need, for those who are injured, for those who find themselves on the margins of life,” Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi told a gathering of about 300 people, including diplomats, bishops, church officials, lay leaders and friends at a June 27 reception at his Ottawa residence honouring the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election. “But in

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