Church Must Recognise "terrifying" Truth Of Abuse: Pope

Church must recognise

LISBON (Reuters) - Pope Benedict said on Tuesday the crisis of sexual abuse of children by priests should make the Church acknowledge the "terrifying" truth that its greatest threat comes from "sin within the Church".

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