March 25, 2010 on BBC Newsnight
How will the Pope deal with the latest child abuse allegations to hit the Vatican? Tonight he appears to be under more pressure than ever before.
In the 1990s did he fail to respond to letters from an American archbishop about a priest who may have molested as many as 200 deaf boys?
Internal correspondence from bishops in Wisconsin directly to Cardinal Ratzinger, warning him and other top Vatican officials that failure to act could embarrass the church, have been unearthed as part of a lawsuit, according to The New York Times.