Pope Francis: Vatican had 2,000 sex abuse cases backlog, sluggishness complaints justified

Pope Francis, Portugal May 13, 2017. © Pedro Nunes / Reuters

RT.com - 15/5/17 The Vatican had a backlog of 2,000 cases while processing allegations of sex abuse by priests, Pope Francis has said, adding that complaints over the slow pace of the Catholic Church’s inquiries are justified. The Pope addressed the issue for the first time since March, when abuse survivor, Marie Collins, announced her resignation from the ...