The International Criminal Court is asked to investigate the pope

An article from SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests:

Hague Is Asked to Investigate Vatican Over Abuse

“Human rights lawyers and victims of clergy sexual abuse said they would file a complaint on Tuesday urging the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate and prosecute Pope Benedict XVIand three top Vatican officials for crimes against humanity for what they described as abetting and covering up the rape and sexual assault of children by priests.”

Here are links to news items, copied from SNAP’s newsletter:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/14/world/europe/14vatican.html?_r=1&ref=world

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/13/abuse-victims-seek-crimes-against-humanity-charges-against-pope-vatican-officials/comment-page-1/#comments

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/09/13/abuse-victims-seek-international-court-case-against-pope/

http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE78C2DG20110913

http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE78C2SD20110913

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news/international/Sex_abuse_victims_urge_Hague_court_to_investigate_Pope.html?cid=31127740

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2011/Sep-13/148653-sex-abuse-victims-urge-hague-court-to-investigate-pope.ashx#axzz1Xq2CQyVZ

http://news.sympatico.ca/home/sex_abuse_victims_urge_hague_court_to_investigate_pope/a208cdc3

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/9/21130/World/International/Sex-abuse-victims-urge-Hague-court-to-investigate-.aspx

http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/tre78c2dg-us-church-icc/

http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wxel/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1851594/International/Sex.abuse.victims.urge.Hague.court.to.investigate.Pope

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/13/pope-crimes-humanity-victims-abuse

http://www2.wsls.com/news/2011/sep/13/abuse-victims-seek-intl-court-case-against-pope-ar-1305549/

http://www.newser.com/article/d9pnl14g0/clergy-sex-abuse-victims-seek-international-tribunal-investigation-into-pope.html

http://www.startribune.com/world/129710208.html?page=all&prepage=1&c=y#continue

http://www.wsfa.com/story/15447706/abuse-victims-seek-intl-court-case-against-pope

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2011/09/13/1638842/abuse-victims-seek-intl-court.html

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/pope-may-be-sued-over-abuse-by-clergy-20110913-1k80f.html

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/09/13/3138899/abuse-victims-seek-intl-court.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/13/clergy-sex-abuse-victims-court_n_959626.html

http://mynorthwest.com/?nid=17&sid=545000

http://www.france24.com/en/20110913-abuse-victims-sue-pope-crimes-against-humanity

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/international/europe/view/20110913abuse_victims_seek_intl_court_case_against_pope/srvc=home&position=recent

http://www.bangkokpost.com/lite/news/256375/abuse-victims-sue-pope-for-crimes-against-humanity

http://www.latestbusinessreport.com/worldnews/775508-sex-abuse-victims-urge-hague-court-to-investigate-pope

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44499081/ns/world_news/

http://www.ntn24.com/news/news/sex-abuse-victims-urge-hague-court-investigate-pope

http://m.trust.org/alertnet/news/sex-abuse-victims-urge-hague-court-to-investigate-pope

http://kon69.com/2011/09/13/sex-abuse-victims-urge-hague-court-to-investigate-pope-reuters/

http://www.vancouversun.com/Child+abuse+victims+pope+crimes+against+humanity/5394082/story.html

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