The Popecast: A History of the Papacy

EXTRA: Audio of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's Letter on Church Sex Abuse Scandal

April 13th, 2019  •  36 mins 33 secs  •  Download (33.6 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On April 10, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI released a letter addressing the scandal of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church – of which the full audible reading can be found here. The retired pope gave historical background to how the scandal came to be, how it's affected the formation of priests in seminaries, and what the Church ought to do about it.