'We are sorry for the pain:' London diocese apologizes for sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of London, Ont., is apologizing for the pain caused by sexual abuse by priests, after a group of survivors released a list naming their alleged abusers. 

"We wish to express our utmost regret for the suffering that has been incurred as a result of clergy sexual abuse," the diocese said in a statement Thursday.

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