Pope Francis says one in 50 in the Church are pedophiles, including some cardinals and bishops / The Tablet

Pope Francis has reportedly claimed that ‘pedophilia inside the Church is at the level of two per cent” and includes “priests and even bishops and cardinals.’

“In an interview with the Italian newspaper la Repubblica he said that the statistic was provided to him by advisers in the Vatican.

“Assuming the Pope was referring to those who have taken vows, that would mean that about one in every 50 Catholic clergy and Religious is a pedophile.”

By Hannah Roberts, The Tablet — Click here to read the rest of this article.

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