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The Church and Sexual Abuse
Boston Cardinal, Abuse Survivor on Pontifical Commission
Monday, March 24, 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, four women — including a survivor of clerical sex abuse — two Jesuit priests and an Italian lawyer are the first eight members of the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
Pope to Set up Advisory Commission on Sexual Abuse
Thursday, December 5, 2013
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis accepted a proposal to set up a special commission on the sexual abuse of children, which will advise him on ways to prevent abuse and provide pastoral care for victims and their families.
Pope Urges Doctrinal Office to Act 'Decisively' Against Sex Abuse
Sunday, April 7, 2013
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis reaffirmed the importance of responding decisively to the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and called on the Vatican office dealing with suspected cases to continue carrying out its mandate.

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