Barbarin is the highest-profile cleric to be caught up in the child sex abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church in France.
The father of three sexual abuse victims lunged at Larry Nassar in court Friday.
The hashtag #MeToo blew up social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment.
Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday.
A gang of 18 people has been found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing vulnerable teenage girls and young women for several years in northern England.