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U.N. sharply critical of Vatican’s handling of sex abuse

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GENEVA — The Vatican came under blistering criticism from a U.N. committee today for its handling of the global priest sex abuse scandal, facing its most intense public grilling to date over allegations that it protected pedophile priests at the expense of victims.

The Vatican insisted it had little jurisdiction to sanction pedophile priests around the globe, saying it was for local law enforcement to do so. But officials conceded that it needs to do more, given the scale…

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