Dallas Victims Advocates Disturbed by Lack of ‘concrete Action' at Pope's Summit on Catholic Sex Abuse

Dallas advocates for sex-abuse survivors expressed frustration and disappointment after an historic four-day summit led by Pope Francis to confront the global crisis within the Catholic Church.The summit, which wrapped up Sunday, brought together nearly 200 bishops and other Catholic leaders from around the world to focus on prevention of clergy sexual abuse.But Lisa Kendzior, co-leader of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, known as SNAP, said in a statement that church leaders should've taken more action.“After four long days in Rome, survivors and advocates who had hoped to see Catholic church officials take concrete action towards ending the clergy abuse and cover-up crisis were left disappointed,” the DFW-SNAP statement said.  Continue reading...

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