should no longer be acceptable. Of course, not all clergymen engage in these heinous acts or cover
them up, but, as Pope Francis has so often declared, there should be zero tolerance for clergy who
sexually abuse children. 204 It is time for Pope Francis, as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church,
to turn his words into actions.
204 Kieran Tapsell, Zero Tolerance? The Facts Don’t Support the Pope’s Claims on Child Abuse, THE GUARDIAN (Jan.
31, 2018), https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/31/zero-tolerance-the-facts-dont-support-the-