In the few years since Pope Francis has assumed the papacy, he has charmed a good majority of the world with his openness and down-to-earth approach.

But to many men and women who were sexually abused by Catholic church elders as children, Francis has not done enough to address past abuse or prevent abuse from continuing to happen

“I think he is a far more compassionate human being,” said Barbara Blaine, president of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests. However, “it’s important to not mistake good words for action.” Read more…

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Survivors of sexual abuse say Pope Francis hasn’t made enough progress