PANAMA CITY | Pope challenged on sex abuse as young take stage in Panama

PANAMA CITY | Pope challenged on sex abuse as young take stage in Panama

PANAMA CITY—Jan 26, 2019— Young people challenged Pope Francis on the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal and the plight of Christians in the Middle East as the youth took center stage Saturday in the final events of World Youth Day in Panama.

After celebrating Mass for Panama’s priests and nuns, Francis had lunch with 10 young pilgrims from around the world who are attending the religious rally. The Vatican described the atmosphere as familiar and festive, and the young people said they were surprised at Francis’ informality and interest in their questions.

Continue reading PANAMA CITY | Pope challenged on sex abuse as young take stage in Panama at STL.News.