Where will the abuse scandal turn next? Peter Isely from ECAglobal.org, Ending Clergy Abuse, talks to Brent on the Day.
Guam's Archdiocese of Agana has joined 20 other dioceses and religious orders in the US in filing for bankruptcy protection because of civil litigation citing decades of clergy abuse of children. The cases are ongoing.
The slew of revelations about sexual abuse by Catholic priests has shocked people around the world. Now Pope Francis has announced an international summit to address the scandal. Will it make a difference?
Philippe Barbarin is the highest-profile Catholic cleric to be embroiled in a sexual abuse cover-up in France. Victims have accused him of failing to report a priest who abused children in the 1980s and 1990s.
The pope has made child sexual abuse in the church the center of his annual speech to the Vatican bureaucracy. It comes as he will convene bishops to address a slew of child abuse scandals that have damaged the church.
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