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'Pope Francis did not apologise for Church crimes in Ireland'

Last weekend, Pope Francis paid a two-day visit to Ireland, where he reacted to widespread sexual and physical abuse carried out at Catholic churches, schools and workhouses over decades. Francis met with some of the victims and issued a sweeping apology for what he called the "crimes" of the Catholic Church in Ireland. But activist Colm O'Gorman, himself a victim of clerical sexual abuse, says the pope's words were not actually an apology, but rather "a begging for forgiveness".

Colm O'Gorman tells FRANCE 24 he wants Pope Francis to acknowledge that "the Church has, across the Catholic world, implemented a deliberate, wilful policy of the cover-up of the crimes of its priests and its clergy".

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2018-11-14 The F24 Interview

Venezuelan 'tyrant' must be isolated, Colombia's Duque tells FRANCE 24

Colombian President Ivan Duque, who took office in August, has granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI. He focused in particular on the situation in neighbouring...

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2018-11-13 The F24 Interview

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

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2018-11-12 The F24 Interview

IMF, World Bank chiefs call for 'new multilateralism'

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2018-11-12 The F24 Interview

Uhuru Kenyatta: 'No single country alone can combat terrorism'

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that just as the world united to win over oppression 100 years ago for World War I, it needs to get...

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2018-11-12 The F24 Interview

EU's Juncker expects Brexit deal 'in coming weeks'

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker spoke to FRANCE 24's Catherine Nicholson in a wide-ranging exclusive interview. On Brexit, Juncker voiced optimism, saying a deal...

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