Marc Ouellet is accused in a class action suit that targets more than 80 members of clergy in archdiocese of Quebec, court documents show.
Pope Francis spoke about the recent report that says some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy.
Victims demand absolute commitment from church and Pope Francis on zero tolerance for abusive clergy and those involved in the cover-up. The supreme pontiff has admitted some of his actions contributed to the problem.
Top-ranking Cardinal George Pell's alleged victims have begun testifying against the top Vatican official in a hearing to decide whether the case should go to trial.
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