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Pope Francis at General Audience, Nov 18, 2015

Pope Francis at General Audience, Nov 18, 2015

Pope Francis: audience appeals for children, religious

18/11/2015 11:02

Pope Francis made a pair of appeals on Wednesday: one for the World Day of the Rights of the Child, and the upcoming Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, in thanks for the gift of contemplative life

Latif Sarra, center, lawyer for victims of a child sex abuse scandal, is surrounded by villagers while talking to media outside a local court, Monday,

Latif Sarra, center, lawyer for victims of a child sex abuse scandal, is surrounded by villagers while talking to media outside a local court, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 in Kasur near Lahore, Pakistan.

Church in Pakistan expresses shock at child abuse scandal, offers to help victims

11/08/2015 12:38

While calling for an impartial and thorough investigation, aid groups of the Church have offered help in terms of  rehabilitation and help to the families of the victims with counseling

 

 

Vatican Tribunal

Vatican Tribunal

Vatican: former Nuncio to stand trial on abuse charges

15/06/2015 16:22

The disgraced former Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Józef Wesołowski, has been ordered to stand trial in the Vatican, on charges he possessed child pornography and abused minors

 

A child sits on the floor of a children's home in Ukraine

A child sits on the floor of a children's home in Ukraine

Ukraine's disabled orphans face abuse, new report shows

18/04/2015 16:33

International rights activists have expressed concern that thousands of minors are being condemned to live in orphanages and institutions where they face neglect and abuse in Ukraine.

Members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors: Fr. Hans Zollner, Marie Collins and Fr. Sean O'Malley at a briefing in May 2014

Members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors: Fr. Hans Zollner, Marie Collins and Fr. Sean O'Malley at a briefing in May 2014

Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors holds Plenary

09/02/2015 14:53

Members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors gathered in Rome for their Plenary Assembly February 6-8. The Vatican issued this statement upon conclusion of the meeting

Pope Francis at his weekly general audience.

Pope Francis at his weekly general audience.

Pope: Church must rid itself of the scourge of child sexual abuse

05/02/2015 11:15

Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Presidents of Episcopal Conferences and Superiors of Institutes of Consecrated Life  and Societies of Apostolic Life  to ask for their complete co-operation with the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.