"It is of the utmost importance that bodies responsible for vigilance are separated from those that are being overseen."
"Divine religions were revealed to make people happy, not to cause them hardship."
Authorities have arrested a number of people suspected of planning assaults
Influential German cardinal Walter Kasper has predicted that the exhortation will mark a "turning of the page" for the Church.
"There is resistance and there are difficulties, but the path to follow has become clearer."
The Church in many places, certainly in Australia, has mucked things up, has let people down."
The Vatican's controversial trial of journalists and whistleblowers was put on hold Monday as new claims about sex, lies and...
Pope Francis and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas meet in Vatican City
"I am able to confirm that the pope is in good health," chief spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said