Bishops take unprecedented step in light of cover-ups associated with past sexual abuse of minors by priests.
The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM) met this week in Plenary Assembly in Rome. The first day of the meeting was dedicated to hearing from members of the Survivor Advisory Panel (SAP) of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission from England and Wales. The gathering was part of the PCPM’s ongoing commitment… Read more »
Pope Francis has acknowledged “his serious errors” in the assessment and perception of the situation of the sexual abuses in Chile and has asked the Chilean bishops for forgiveness. The Holy See published the unprecedented letter of the Pope, dated Divine Mercy Sunday, April 8, 2018, letter in Spanish on Wednesday evening, April 11 around… Read more »
Today, sexual abuse survivors, attorneys, and members of the Crosier order appeared before Judge Robert J. Kressel in United States Bankruptcy Court in Minneapolis seeking approval of a consensual bankruptcy plan between sexual abuse survivors and the Crosiers.
Pope Francis has confirmed Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM Cap. as President of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors [PCPM] and named sixteen (16) members to this advisory body, including nine new members.