Pope signs law to prevent child abuse in Vatican and its embassies

FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis greets the faithful as he leaves after the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Friday made it compulsory in law to report the sexual abuse of children within the Vatican and in its diplomatic missions worldwide. Although the city state within Rome is tiny, and very few children live there, the sweeping legal changes reflect a desire to show that the Catholic […]

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