Tag: Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Pope meets his advisory commission on child protection

Pope meets his advisory commission on child protection

| Carol Glatz | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

In its efforts to help advise the pope, the Roman Curia, bishops’ conferences and local churches on protecting minors from abuse, a Vatican commission listened to abuse survivors from Great Britain and discussed the results of Australia’s public inquiry into its country’s institutional responses to abuse.

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Pope renews membership of child protection commission

Pope renews membership of child protection commission

| Cindy Wooden | February 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis has named nine new members to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, including abuse survivors or the parents of survivors, the Vatican said.

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Child protection commission seeks new ways to be informed by victims

Child protection commission seeks new ways to be informed by victims

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the resignation of a prominent member and abuse survivor, a pontifical commission charged with addressing issues related to clergy sex abuse vowed to continue to seek input from victims and survivors.

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Message in a bottle: Letters need humble response, say abuse survivors

Message in a bottle: Letters need humble response, say abuse survivors

| Carol Glatz | March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Acknowledging correspondence and treating victims with respect is the very least church officials can offer, said survivors of clergy sex abuse.

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Cardinal: Alleged Vatican resistance to child protection a ‘cliche’

Cardinal: Alleged Vatican resistance to child protection a ‘cliche’

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Vatican’s doctrinal chief dismissed accusations that some Vatican officials are resisting recommendations on best practices for protecting children and vulnerable adults from clergy sex abuse.

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Abuse survivor quits papal body, citing Vatican resistance to safeguarding

Abuse survivor quits papal body, citing Vatican resistance to safeguarding

| Carol Glatz | March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the founding members and the last remaining abuse survivor on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has quit over what she described as resistance coming from Vatican offices against implementing recommendations.

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Pope names Boston cardinal, others to Vatican congregations

Pope names Boston cardinal, others to Vatican congregations

| Carol Glatz | January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis named Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, who is president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, to be a member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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