Franziskus: Heiligsprechung der Vertuscher von Vergehen klerikaler Kinderficker- Associated Press
Franziskus: Heiligsprechung der Vertuscher von Vergehen klerikaler Kinderficker
- John Paul’s legacy tainted by child abuse – NCA
- Vatican Under John Paul II Knew About Sex Abuse For Decades – Huffpost
- What the canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II tell us – Boston Globe
- Pope John Paul II documents reveal he knew about sex crisis – rawstory
- Vatican knew for decades about Legion problem – journalreview
The late Pope John Paul II and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the sexual abuse problem until late in his 26-year papacy, especially concerns about the troubled Legion of Christ order and its leader, the Rev. Marcial Maciel. But the Legion’s troubles were not news to the Vatican, according to a trove of 212 Vatican documents exposed in the 2012 book „The Will to Not Know“ and placed online at www.lavoluntuddenosaber.com . Here’s a look at some of the more pointed criticism about Maciel from the archive, which also included plenty of letters from bishops and Vatican officials praising him and his order.