Abuse victims want pope to open Argentina files

FILE - In this June 10, 2009 file photo, Argentine Catholic priest Julio Grassi talks to reporters as he leaves a courthouse after being found guilty of sexual abuse in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A U.S. group that tracks clergy abuse is calling on Pope Francis to apologize for the Argentine church's protection of two priests convicted of abusing children. The Bishop Accountability group cites the case of Father Julio Cesar Grassi, who ran the "Happy Children" foundation and was convicted of pedophilia in 2008. Now Grassi is free on appeal, thanks in part to the church’s report. (AP Photo/Rolando Andrade Stracuzzi, File)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A U.S. group that tracks clergy abuse called on Pope Francis to apologize Tuesday for what it called the Argentine church's protection of two priests who were eventually convicted of abusing children.