An official who handles sex-abuse cases for the Catholic Church has quit after being accused of sexual abuse. Photo: AFP

Vatican official Hermann Geissler, who handled sex-abuse cases, quits after being accused of sex abuse by a former nun

  • Hermann Geissler resigned from his position as chief of staff for group that handles discipline in sexual abuse cases within the Catholic Church
  • A former nun accused an unnamed priest of making sexual advances toward her while in confessional; she later identified the priest to be Geissler
Topic |   Catholic Church

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An official who handles sex-abuse cases for the Catholic Church has quit after being accused of sexual abuse. Photo: AFP
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Pope Francis on the plane after take off from Panama City on January 27, 2019. Photo: EPA

Pope says Vatican emergency summit will not end sex abuse crisis

  • More than 200 prelates are expected to attend and heads of bishops conferences will attend sessions with the pope, abuse experts and victims
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Pope Francis on the plane after take off from Panama City on January 27, 2019. Photo: EPA
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