The Catholic Church in England and Wales last night led the international criticism of the Vatican's second-in-command after he linked sex abuse by priests to homosexuality.
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone sparked controversy this week after he denied celibacy was to blame for the sex scandals rocking the Catholic Church. Instead, homosexuality and paedophilia were inextricably linked, the Vatican's Secretary of State said, Daily Mail informs .
Professor Richard Dawkins and author Christopher Hitchens insist Pope Benedict should be arrested for "crimes against humanity" following sex abuse scandals that have rocked the Roman Catholic Church.
Human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson and solicitor Mark Stephens are preparing a case to charge the Pope over his alleged cover-up of paedophile priests, Scottish Daily Record says.
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