Child sexual abuse inquiry criticises lack of cooperation from Vatican – The Guardian

Posted October 29th, 2019 in child abuse, clergy, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘The Vatican’s repeated refusal to cooperate with official investigations into paedophile priests and its delay in stripping convicted offenders of their clerical status has been condemned by the UK’s child sexual abuse inquiry. In a highly critical attack on the papacy’s stonewalling response to decades of complaints, the lead counsel to the inquiry, Brian Altman QC, said it was “very disappointing” that significant evidence and statements had been withheld.’

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The Guardian, 28th October 2019