In a Conflict Zoneinterview in Rome, Father Hans Zollner told DW’s Tim Sebastian: "There are factors that make it difficult to change."

Zollner is the head of the Centre of Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, and was appointed by Pope Francis as a founding member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. 

Why the Catholic Church had become a home "for deceivers, criminal priests or abusers," Sebastian asked.

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