In a long and highly unusual letter, Pope Francis said the handling of the scandal showed the urgent need for a new approach to management and mindset within the church.
A growing list of powerful men have faced serious consequences for sexual misconduct allegations, but the most powerful one of all has faced none. Instead, Donald Trump’s official position, as his spokeswoman Sarah Sanders recently clarified in a White House press briefing, is that the 20 women accusing him of assault and harassment are lying. Trump has also suggested some were not attractive enough for him to want to sexually assault.
Donald Trump has been accused of sexual assault and sexual harassment, including non-consensual kissing or groping, by at least fifteen women since the 1980s.
In this administration, where the worst possible people for the job are put into positions of power, the White House press secretary seems to have forgotten a key recording.