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UN Committee to Issue Report on Pedophile Priests

The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child will issue recommendations on Wednesday following an investigation into the Vatican’s response to the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy. Although the recommendations are non-binding, it marks the first time the Holy See had to answer questions at an international hearing dedicated to the issue. Priests have been convicted, and dioceses bankrupted by lawsuits.  But last month’s hearing in Geneva was the first time the Vatican had...

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