Pope Benedict, on a two-day pilgrimage to Malta, avoided referring to the child sex abuse scandals currently engulfing his papacy.
In a brief
Pope Benedict XVI has said the Roman Catholic Church has been “wounded by its sins” as he arrived in Malta for his first foreign trip of 2010.
There is further pressure on Pope Benedict over child abuse.
A group of men in Malta who say they were sexually abused by Catholic priests are
Voting for the EU parliament has been taking place on the small island of Malta, where it coincided with local elections.
However, turnout is
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