Pope Forms Landmark Commission to Tackle Abuse

Tags: Currents, Clerical Sex Abuse, Pope Francis

Pope Francis is putting into action his pledge to protect children. The Holy Father has named four women and four men to a special commission charged with rooting out clerical sexual abuse. One of the women was abused as a girl. Of the four men, three are priests — two Jesuits and Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, a central figure in the American fight against abuse.