Pope names child abuse investigators

CBC News

Pope Benedict XVI has named investigators — including the archbishops of Boston, Toronto, Ottawa and Westminster, England — to probe child abuse in the Irish Catholic Church to begin in the fall, the Vatican said Monday.

Benedict had pledged the investigation in his March letter to Ireland, which addressed chronic child abuse within the island’s Catholic Church and decades of coverups.

On Monday he urged the Irish Catholic community to support the investigation and see it as a chance for renewal, the Vatican said.

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