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Pope Will Write Letter to Irish Catholics on Abuse

Pope Benedict XVI is acutely abashed by a adolescent sex-abuse aspersion in Ireland and will address a letter to Catholics there on the church's response, the Vatican said Friday.Benedict met at the Vatican with chief Irish clergy to altercate a accessible acknowledgment to a adverse address issued aftermost anniversary in Dublin, which begin that the abbey cloistral added than 100 child-abusing priests from the law.A Vatican account appear afterwards the 90-minute talks said the pope advised the address anxiously and bidding his "profound regret.He was acutely abashed and afflicted by its contents," the account said. The Holy Father shares the outrage, betrayal and abashment acquainted by so abounding of the affectionate in Ireland.Attending the talks at the Vatican were Irish Cardinal Sean Brady, Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and the Vatican's adumbrative to Ireland, Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza.The address begin that abbey leaders in the Dublin Archdiocese bootless to acquaint authorities about animal corruption by priests, while badge bootless to accompany allegations beneath the acceptance that abbey abstracts were aloft the law.