Pope Benedict XVI Pope Benedict condemns ‘petty gossip’ over child sexual abuse scandal

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Pope Benedict today risked inflaming opinion as he appeared to round on critics of the Catholic church over the widening sexual abuse scandal, saying he would not “be intimidated by … petty gossip”. The 82-year-old pontiff led tens of thousands of people in a Palm Sunday service in St Peter’s square. He did not mention the scandal engulfing the church directly, but parts of his sermon alluded to it. WRH permalink

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Pope Benedict XVI Pope Benedict condemns ‘petty gossip’ over child sexual abuse scandal

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