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In a 7,000 word letter, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has said he told the Pope of abuse claims against prominent US cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013. We hear from the Archbishop of Chicago, Cardinal Blase Cupich, a close ally of Pope Francis. (Photo: Pope Francis. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire)
Pope Francis must "get his head around" the struggles of those who have been abused by priests, says one survivor.
The head of Ireland's Catholic Church admits it no longer has the trust it once had among Catholics.
Michael O'Brien endured six years of sexual abuse at an industrial school in Tipperary, Ireland in the 1940s. It started when he was eight. He was abused by both a Catholic priest and a brother of a religious order. The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will meet survivors of clerical abuse on his visit to Ireland later this week. (Photo: Michael O'Brien)