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Thousands Line The Streets Of Dublin To Greet Pope Francis

Thousands Line The Streets Of Dublin To Greet Pope Francis

Pope Francis waves from a auto as he leaves Dublin Castle at the end of his meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

Earlier Saturday, Francis met with Irish President Michael D. Higgins at Aras an Uachtarain, the president's official residence in Dublin.

The failure of ecclesial authorities.to adequately address these repugnant crimes has rightly given rise to outrage, and remains a source of pain and shame for the Catholic community. "I myself share these sentiments".

The pope took to the podium to speak of the most vulnerable. But while Benedict is credited with cracking down on abusers, he never acknowledged the Vatican's role in fueling a culture of coverup or sanctioned bishops for failing to protect their flocks from predator priests.

Burke added that the pontiff would pray at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral In Dublin on Saturday, where a candle has burned for years in remembrance of the country's victims of sexual abuse. But neither his words nor the meeting with victims is likely to assuage demands for heads to roll over the abuse scandal.

Marie Collins, who was abused by a priest when she was being treated in hospital at the age of 13, was also among the eight.

"There can only be zero tolerance for those who abuse innocent children or who facilitate that abuse", said Varadkar.

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Numbers lining the streets or joining the pope in prayer are expected to be about a quarter of the 2.7 million who greeted John Paul II, marking how the rock that was once Irish Catholicism has eroded since child abuse cases came to light in the 1990s.

The Amnesty director slammed the speech that he claimed, deflected responsibility for clerical sex abuses.

Ireland has grappled with its own history of abuse, with multiple probes finding Church leaders protected hundreds of predatory priests over the decades.

Pope Francis during a tree planting ceremony with President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins (2nd R) and his wife Sabina Coyne (R) at Aras an Uachtarain on August 25, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.

More than 37,000 people — a lot of them young Catholics — signed up to attend the event, more than twice the number who did when the family rally was held in Philadelphia three years ago.

And many faithful did remain hopeful that Francis' appearance would bring healing.

"I see a lot of new life amongst young people who have a deep committed faith, Catholic faith", said Sean Ascogh, a churchgoer at a recent service in Blessington southwest of Dublin. While there will be crowds, they're expected to be well down on 39 years ago, as scandal after scandal has taken its toll on the Church's moral authority.

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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar concurred, saying the church stepped in to care for Irish children when the state did not.

Pope Francis will meet a number of abuse victims in a private meeting amid expectation he will use his public utterances elsewhere to confront the emotive issue.

He referred to an investigation in the USA state of Pennsylvania that found that more than 1,000 identifiable minors had been abused by 300 priests.

A damning report last week into abuse in the USA state of Pennsylvania, which followed scandals in Australia and Chile, was all too tragically familiar in Ireland, Varadkar said, adding that the time had come for a very different Ireland to build a new relationship with the Church. "It's a story all too tragically familiar here in Ireland".

"There are dark aspects of the Catholic Church's history, as one of our bishops recently said".

Over the last few years, a majority of Irish voters have approved measures contrary to Catholic teaching, legalizing same-sex marriage and overturning a constitutional ban on abortion.

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