Robert Messer is a reporter for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

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Pope Francis Issues Stronger Rules for Sexual Abuse Reporting

Pope Francis arrives for the audience of the faithful from the parishes of Rho in the Paul VI hall. Evandro Inetti/ZUMA Press Wire/dpa via Reuters.

Almost four years after Pope Francis issued tougher measures against sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, the Vatican announced on Saturday expanded and clearer rules