Pope says weary Church ‘wounded by her own sin,’ in reference to abuse

Pope Francis arrives to attend a vigil at Saint Paul II Metro Park during World Youth Day in Panama City, Panama January 26, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Saturday the Roman Catholic Church was weary and “wounded by her own sin,” in an apparent reference to the global sexual abuse crisis. Francis made the comment in the homily of Mass for priests, nuns, and members of Catholic lay organizations in Panama City’s newly renovated cathedral […]

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