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Pope lifts ‘pontifical secrecy’ rule in cases of sexual abuse

December 18, 2019

Via: Jurist

Pope Francis released new papal documents Tuesday that eliminate the application of the “pontifical secrecy” rule in cases of sexual abuse. Catholic clergy in many countries, including the US, have long used “pontifical secrecy” as justification for not cooperating with […]