April 18th, 2010
01:19 PM ET

Pope expresses 'shame and sorrow' to abuse victims

Pope Benedict XVI told a group of sexual abuse victims Sunday that he feels "shame" for what they suffered within the church and will make sure their abusers are brought "to justice," the Vatican announced.

One of the victims, Joseph Margo, said the meeting was "very emotional" - and left even the pope "with tears in his eyes."

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