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Pope Francis, cardinals and bishops attend a penitential liturgy during a meeting on the protection of minors in the church Feb. 23, 2019, at the Vatican. In 2019, Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and religious superiors accountable for abuse that they commit or cover up. (CNS/Evandro Inetti, pool)
Pope Francis, cardinals and bishops attend a penitential liturgy during a meeting on the protection of minors in the church Feb. 23, 2019, at the Vatican. (CNS/Evandro Inetti, pool)