Abuse Victims’ Leader Says Pope’s Meeting A ‘Gesture’
UNDATED (AP) — The head of a victims' group is criticizing a plan by Pope Francis to meet with a group of sex abuse victims.
The head of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, says it's "another gesture" that could prove meaningless.
David Clohessy says the pope has himself capable of making change in areas such as church governance and finance, he hasn't done so in dealing with sex abuse by Catholic clergy.
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