Merkel: Sex abuse scandal major challenge

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, Friday Oct. 30, 2009. The European Union is seeking to maintain a united stand on climate change Friday by giving leeway to poorer member states to pay less into global climate aid fund. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) ((AP Photo/Yves Logghe))

March 17, 2010 7:31:12 AM PDT
Chancellor Angela Merkel called the sex abuse scandal rocking the homeland of Pope Benedict XVI a major challenge to German society and warned the only way to come to terms with it was to "find out everything that has happened."