Pope Francis makes historic visit to Ireland

Pope Francis vowed on Saturday to end the “repugnant” sexual exploitation of children by Catholic clergy as he made a highly charged visit to once-devout Ireland where years of reported abuse have driven many Irish away from the church. More than three-quarters of Ireland’s population flocked to see Pope John Paul II in 1979 when divorce and contraception there were illegal. Francis was greeted by far smaller numbers.

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