International Criminal Court in The Hague receives case against Pope

Abuse Victims Ask Court To Prosecute the Vatican

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN, New York Times. 
Published: September 13, 2011

Human rights lawyers and victims of clergy sexual abuse filed a complaint on Tuesday urging the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate and prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and three top Vatican officials for crimes against humanity for what they described as abetting and covering up the rape and sexual assault of children by priests.

 

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