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Some say Pope Benedict’s letter of apology for child-sexual abuse by priests in Ireland did not go far enough. Addressing scandals shaking the Roman Catholic Church across Europe.
- David Gibson Covers religion for Politics Daily. He is the author of "The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World."
- Rev. Thomas Doyle Canon lawyer, addiction therapist and advisory to abuse victims. He worked in the Vatican's U.S. embassy from 1981-1986.
- Joseph Bottum Editor of First Things, the nation’s largest magazine of religion and public life. He is a commentator on Catholic Affairs.
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