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this is d.w. news live from berlin pope francis visits ireland and the catholic church faces fresh outrage over child sex abuse the pontiff says he shares people's anger over the church's failure to punish predatory priests and the superiors to protect them but will that be enough to satisfy calls for justice also coming up. with two million venezuelans on the move the u.n. says south america's migration prices are starting to resemble what happened in europe into what do you fifty when you have where you can use the following one
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family as a journey across borders. thanks for joining us i'm marian evans dean pope francis has received a warm welcome from supporters in dublin during the first papal trip to ireland in nearly forty years thousands of people lined the streets of the irish capital to see the pontiff but his visit comes as a church faces renewed pressure to tackle sexual abuse within its ranks fresh revelations have raised concerns over the leadership of senior cardinals and bishops accused of protecting predatory priests pope francis said that he shares the shame and pain of the church's failure to tackle abuse. we'll talk more about the pope's visit to ireland from. in studio by dillies religious affairs
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correspondent martin so martin we just heard some emotional words from the pope and yet many victims say they're looking for more than just words so how much do you think the pope's visit can actually help the vatican turn a corner on this issue of clerical abuse well i think that at this point it's quite clear that words will not do you know we have we heard words from tradition coming from the vatican for many years and certainly since the pennsylvania report before we can have to go we have seen the boat addressing the issue mostly talking about contrition and talking about you know penance and so you know trusting and asking for prayer and all this is fine and good however these are very serious crimes and i think that generally public opinion is no turning that for the period i read and of making demands for a particular policy so breyer will no longer do this point the question is how is
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it that the vatican is going to deal with. and you know they're very particular the months which is essentially they need to produce policy all right so they need to take action and someone else who's calling for that was ireland's prime minister who spoke earlier let's listen to a clip of that. holy father we ask that you use your office and influence to ensure that this is done here in our land and also around the world. in recent weeks we've all listens to the heartbreaking stories from pennsylvania. the unspeakable crimes perpetrated by people within the church and then obscured to protect the institution. it's a story that was all too tragically familiar to those of us here in ireland. as you said there can only be zero tolerance for those who abuse children are facilitate that abuse. and he was now ensure that from words flow actions. all right
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so that was the prime minister of ireland saying is there a tolerance for sex abuse and calling for concrete actions on the part of the church but is it even possible to resolve this abuse scandal within the church without bringing in external authorities and if yes then who would those authorities even be i mean there are three are yes that have to be address one is redress for the victims the second one is stopping abuses might that might still you know be committed us we're talking and then the third one which really in a sense is the biggest one is a question of a cover up i mean we have heard from victims and we know from the church itself moving suspected perpetrators from one they also destroy another and sometimes from you know europe to a free car europe to the us or europe to the god of that so i mean moving people in a way that they could actually not be prosecuted and this means that of course the vatican has a lot of information this is the information that concrete lead has to be made
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available this is really the question now there is the change perhaps subtle but very very telling for those who actually follow this story which is that the bowl or less we're going to have to stop referring to these things as since he actually has started talking about crimes and if it is official that the vatican recognises . these things as crimes then of course they are the mandate to bring in national authorities this is the the man that the irish prime minister is making and this is by and large the man that most of the international community including the un governments and so on are making this external pressure is not only burden to solve the issue but it's also important so that i think people inside the vatican that are reformist can rely on external voices i mean not just on their own muscle power inside the walls of the vatican well martin as we've been talking about also this is been going on for years if not decades within the church. what can be done to ensure that now finally the church leaders are actually prepared to allow
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authorities to get involved to submit all of these documents and all of the evidence what will push them to do this there is very little that can be done i mean in the sense this is really the purview of the pope i mean you have zero lows and very vicious prosecutors around the world i mean she lived and now there is a prosecutor that has been demanding the vatican turn in turn in the arguments but ultimately that authority remains with the pope so it is really in the pope's hands to in some sense change the politics and really produce it berta call and produce a ball you see i mean burn mine that in six years with all the goodwill and all the talk there is very little to show for i mean no policy is in place that actually can help either a sewage solve the crimes or actually redress them. religious affairs correspondent many thanks indeed my dear friends. well turning now to venezuela where an
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estimated two million people have left the country in recent years fleeing food shortages poverty and economic chaos u.n. officials are now saying the region is heading towards what they describe as a crisis moment similar to the one in europe saw in the mediterranean back in twenty fifteen with neighboring states trying to halt the influx across their borders is a feature homs has been following the journey of venezuelan migrants in colombia here's her report. they've got so much luggage they need help carrying it down hill. these two families have come together travelling from caracas all the way through colombia to the ecuadorian border. the crossing point here isn't as full as it had been during previous weeks as ecuadorian authorities were only letting those in who had a valid passport fortunately gabrielle was able to get her family's documentation
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on time it took her several months to gather the money to leave her home country. we were thinking about going to peru for about three months because the situation has been really tough. no matter how much you make if you're a professional or not even if you earn a decent wage you can't live on that anymore. not there. at the bus station in the ecuadorian city of tool con like hundreds of other venezuelans they hope to be able to board a bus that gets them all the way down to peru. joe's wife is awaiting them in the peruvian capital lima the father of three hasn't seen his wife in seven months. she went on ahead. she's landed on her feet over there in peru and she told us to come over since the situation in venezuela is getting worse every day.
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it's hard to face and. finally the bus arrives everyone is tired they haven't slept in a bed for days and tonight won't be any different and eighteen hour drive away it's them until they reach the border between ecuador and petru even if the journey is hard they know they are very lucky to be sitting comfortably. thousands of venezuelans of cos these borders by foot especially those who don't have any documentation it's believed that about two and a half million people live left the country. for little aaron another part of the journey is coming to an end the three year old is not quite once and seems to be in a good mood all the time a blessing for his parents. because they always
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behave well. ten year old gloria is finding it harder to keep up she knows she might never see her friends again. who are you going to miss the most. everyone. not having seen her mother for over a half a year is tough but together with friends and family she is holding on. gabrielle is taking care of her as if she were her own daughter. the money i feel like i'm part of a team we've been so strong thank god we have been very united. just one more line to wait in a very long one stamping their passports took over four hours but finally they can move on and enter their final destination country peru. they're uncertain about what to expect at the other side of the border but what they are sure of it can't
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be worse than what they left behind and now to some of the other stories making news around the world refugees living in bangladesh have been demonstrating for justice on the first anniversary of a crackdown in myanmar that prompted them to flee some seven hundred thousand russian jeff fled their homeland after me and mars' military attacked muslim villages and what it called an operation against militants united nations called it a textbook example of ethnic cleansing. the united states says it's slashing more than two hundred million dollars in aid pledged to palestinian territories and money was meant to fund health and education projects washington says the reason for the funding cut is hamas is control of the gaza strip washington considers hamas to be a terrorist group. russian opposition leader alexei of all name has been arrested
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outside his home in moscow. who's been jailed several times for organizing anti kremlin protests was barred from running russia's presidential election earlier this year the reason for his detention today is unclear. all right some sports news now and the bundesliga is data and saturday's early results are in fortuna dusseldorf returned to the top flight ended in tears as they gave up a one goal lead to lose at home to also for the other leagues the league's other newcomer nuremberg lost in berlin after losing in the cup last week frankfurt back to winning ways against freiburg braman came from behind to draw against hanover both borg left at the lake to be chunka mention gladbach take on live coups in saturday's late game while sunday's sees stuttgart in mines and dortmund take on
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life six well champions byron munich kicked off their season with a big win against hoffenheim on friday and it was decisive display for the bavarians who will be pleased to already have three points on the board as they attempt a winner record extending seventh league title let's see how that game played out. about to exit the tunnel two of the bunn just leaguers hot shot coaches on the left in his first league game with bae in munich and you're not bill's man of hoffenheim . it was coaches men who drew first blood thomas miller heading in the open air in the twenty third minute the they are short came in with the perfectly placed corner and miller left almost unchallenged. but in the fifty seventh minute hoffenheim came up with an answer courtesy of adam sully. hungary and got the ball in the box faked out jerome boateng and hammered home and well neuer with no chance. then
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robert levin dusty missed a penalty ten minutes from time but are you and robin fired in the rebound. but replay ruled he entered the box too soon and the kick had to be retaken this time live and dusty connected to one for the kind in the waning minutes mother turned provider for profit made a slick move to round out the three one scoreline and a good start for new coach me coco fudge. and finally if you're into the final playing air guitar well this is for you. these third air guitar world championships in all. this year's events all fifteen finalists six countries imitate their favorite guitar god kind of a crowd of thousands and yet and twenty three year old. chip was crowned air
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guitar champion of the world back in time since one crimes. my surprise well it was of course an electric guitar. you have to date now. the daily news thanks for watching. where i come from we have to fight for a free press and was born and raised in a military dictatorship with just one t.v. shadow and if you newspapers with official information as a journalist i have worked on the streets of many cantrips and their problems are always the same chord in the social inequality a lack in the freedom of the press and corruption who can afford to stay silent.


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