Wikileaks Public date: 10.08.2017 19:48:51

Publisher: The Guardian

Author:

12 Dec 2010

Vatican refused to engage with child sex abuse inquiry

The Vatican refused to allow its officials to testify before an Irish commission investigating the clerical abuse of children and was angered when they were summoned from Rome, US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks reveal. Requests for information from the 2009 Murphy commission into sexual and physical abuse by clergy "offended many in the Vatican" who felt that the Irish government had "failed to respect and protect Vatican sovereignty during the investigations", a cable says.
The Vatican refused to allow its officials to testify before an Irish commission investigating the clerical abuse of...

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