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Vatican Defends Itself Against UN Report

A United Nations human rights committee has made an unprecedented demand that the Vatican "immediately remove" all clergy accused of child abuse and turn them over to civil authorities. In its response to the report, the Vatican accused the U.N. of interfering with church teachings. The Holy See said it intends to submit the report to “thorough study and examination”, adding that it is committed to protecting children from abuse. The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child...

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