Pope begs for God’s for­give­ness for Church’s sins

New Straits Times - - World -

VAT­I­CAN CITY: Pope Fran­cis yes­ter­day begged for God’s for­give­ness for “the sins and fail­ings of the Church and its mem­bers” im­pli­cated in the 1994 Rwanda geno­cide that killed around 800,000 peo­ple.

The pon­tiff “con­veyed his pro­found sad­ness, and that of the Holy See and of the Church, for the geno­cide against the Tutsi”, the Vat­i­can said af­ter a meet­ing be­tween Fran­cis and Rwan­dan

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