Clerical abuse is “an absolute monstrosity” says Pope

Clerical abuse is “an absolute monstrosity” says Pope Francis.

His words have been published as a preface to a new book by Daniel Pittet, a Swiss victim who was sexually abused for four years by a priest when he was a child.

In the preface, Francis also asks for forgiveness on behalf of the Catholic church. Read more

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