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Pope to Bishops: Maintain 'Zero Tolerance' for Child Abuse

Pope Francis has exhorted Catholic bishops worldwide to do what's needed to ensure children aren't sexually abused by clergy.   The Vatican on Monday released the text of a Dec. 28 letter Francis sent to bishops about injustices to children such as slave labor, malnutrition and sexual exploitation, including abuse by priests.   In the letter, Francis decries the "sin of what happened, the sin of failing to help, the sin of covering up and denial, the sin of the...

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