Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Cath.Church in Poland; Polish Govt. Launches a Public Inquiry on Abuse

A new documentary allegedly exposing child sex abuse by members of the Roman Catholic Church is forcing Poland's Catholic Church bishops to meet in Warsaw today (May 22, 2019), according to the Euro News website.

The Catholic Church's links to the political establishment in the country and its influence over the education system, culture, and lawmaking means the scandal is becoming a political issue.

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said yesterday that a public inquiry on paedophilia is being launched.

He stated, "A state committee to examine all paedophilia cases will be set up..."

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