Survivors of Catholic church abuse in Ireland demand papal meeting

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Men hope to use visit by Pope Francis to ask why church has not paid out agreed compensation

Survivors of sexual and physical abuse in schools run by the Catholic church in Ireland have demanded a meeting with Pope Francis during his visit to the country in the summer to discuss compensation.

The Irish Catholic church has invited the pontiff to a religious conference in August. It will be the first papal visit to Ireland since John Paul II’s tour in 1979.

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