PR Pope Francis: ‘I ask for your forgiveness’ The pontiff recently issued an apology over recent scandals, but did not specify to which he referred. By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiOct. 15, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.