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As Pope heads to Baltics, more attention to Catholic sex abuse

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The time, when Roman Catholic Pope Francis is set to visit the Baltics, greatly differs from the visit by Saint John Paul II in 1993. There is public resentment over the countries spending several million euros to host the trip of the pontiff and the Catholic sex abuse scandals are topic of discussion. French news agency AFP reports on Friday, September 20, that the Catholic Church is under increasing scrutiny…