Church Ship Hit by Abuse "Winds" - Pope
October 1, 2018
Vatican City, October 1 - The Catholic Church's ship is being hit by "violent" winds because of sex abuse scandals, Pope Francis said Monday.
"We are living in a context in which the ship of the Church is being hit by contrary and violent winds, especially because of the grave faults committed by some of its members," he told a group of French priests. It is important, Francis said, "not to forget humble daily faith in the ministry which the Lord lets the great majority of those he has donated the Church as priests live".