PRIESTS - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE WINFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. It was the first time a pope has taken personal responsibility for the sex crimes of his priests and begged forgiveness. Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks were the latest sign that he has become sensitized to the gravity of the abuse scandal after coming under ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578073032014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:44:51 MDT