Campaigner warns of protests over child abuse during Pope’s visit to Ireland

The Belfast Telegraph

March 21, 2018

The Pope has expressed ‘pain and shame’ over the clerical sex abuse of children.

Pope Francis will face protests about child abuse when he visits Ireland, a campaigner said.

The pontiff will attend part of the 9th World Meeting of Families which will take place from August 21 – 26 in Dublin.

Margaret McGuckin is leading calls for a special payment to child victims of institutional abuse in Catholic residential homes in Northern Ireland.

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