Pope Francis Tackling Church Sex Abuse


0  Updated at 5:01 pm, April 5th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) — Barely two weeks into his papacy, Pope Francis is tackling the biggest issue facing the Catholic Church today: sexual abuse.

Francis says that more help should be given to victims of sexual violence, measures to protect minors must be enforced, and necessary action against perpetrators must be delivered.

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