Pope Francis for the first time confirmed the existence of a case, when the nuns kept sex slaves. The Pontiff acknowledged the presence of wild occasions, when members of the clergy sexually abused by nuns. On it informs BBC News Ukraine.
The head of the Catholic Church confirmed the existence of a case, when the nuns kept sex slaves. According to Pope Francis, his predecessor Benedict XVI – at one time even had to close one of the congregations of nuns who were victims of abuse by priests.
“Pope Benedict had the courage to dissolve the congregation who contracted the slavery, even sexual slavery, arranged by the part of the clergy,” said Pope Francis.
According to the report, this is the first time when Francis had publicly acknowledged the problem of sexual abuse of nuns in the Catholic Church.
According to him, the Vatican will make every effort to solve this problem. But still it is not solved. And in some regions is more prevalent than in others, over the nuns still outraged.
Recall, the Pope urged the youth to be closer to God: the blades and pray. The Pope presented the application for prayers. Pope Francis personally presented the development of a new religious site and application “Pull and pray” (Click to pray), dedicated to the Day of Catholic youth.
According to the Pope, the Internet and social networks have expanded opportunities for communication with God. The Holy see is preparing a message for the world day of social communications next week.
As reported Know.ia, the Pope solemnly congratulated all a merry Christmas: to celebrate the unity between Christians.
Also Know As.Eeyore wrote about the history and traditions Svyatozero Christians. On Christmas eve the youth goes home and sings Christmas carols.