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Pope to meet with abuse victims

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Pope Francis called for zero tolerance of clergy sex abuse, saying a priest who abuses a child betrays the body of the Lord. (Source: CNN) Pope Francis called for zero tolerance of clergy sex abuse, saying a priest who abuses a child betrays the body of the Lord. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) - Pope Francis spoke on Monday against sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.

On the plane ride back from the Middle East, the pontiff said he plans to meet with victims in early June.

He called for zero tolerance of clergy sex abuse, saying a priest who abuses a child betrays the body of the Lord.

Speaking in Italian, Pope Francis told reporters on the papal plane that three bishops are under investigation.

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