Monday, March 22, 2010

Will some industrious ATS plaintiffs lawyer stir up a claim against the Pope for widespread, systematic sexual abuse?

See: Abuse Scandal in Germany Edges Closer to Pope

"But in Europe, unlike in common-law countries like the United States, Canada and Australia, defendants cannot sue the church for negligence."

See: Pope Benedict apologizes to Irish victims of church abuse

"You have suffered grievously and I am truly sorry. I know that nothing can undo the wrong you have endured," the pope wrote to Irish victims and their families. "I openly express the shame and remorse that we all feel."