Roman Catholic cardinals from the United States gathered in Rome, summoned by Pope John Paul II for talks about the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Church in the United States. The Pope began the two-day meeting with a strong condemnation of child sexual abuse, saying “there is no place in the priesthood and religious life for those who would harm the young.”
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