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Campaigners Says Catholic Church's New Code On Reporting Crime Are Insufficient.

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Yesterday, Pope Francis ordered the biggest change to the church’s penal code in four decades

Victims of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic Church say new codes on reporting the crime do not go far enough.

Yesterday, Pope Francis ordered the biggest change to the church’s penal code in four decades, which aims to force bishops to report instances of the crime, or face losing their job.

Mairéad Cleary reports:

Survivor and advocate Marie Collins says the language used in the document is problematic:

 

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