In Portugal, Benedict says church’s own sins to blame in sex scandal
Published 05/12/2010, West Central Tribune
LISBON, Portugal — In his most thorough admission of the church’s guilt in the clerical sex abuse scandal, Pope Benedict XVI said Tuesday the greatest persecution of the institution “is born from the sins within the church,” and not from a campaign by outsiders.Word count: 515
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