Advisory Committee for the management of allegations of sexual abuse

 
 

Pope Francis demands full and attentive cooperation

Pope Francis demands full and attentive cooperation from all bishops and heads of religious institutions, and stresses that the priority is not to avoid scandal, but to make the Church a safe house to uproot the plague of abuse.«Do all that is possible in order to uproot from the Church the plague of sexual abuse of minors, and open a path of reconciliation and healing to those who have been abused»: Pope Francis is asking this of all bishops and heads of religious orders, in a letter sent on the occasion of the meeting of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, that was held at the Vatican on February 6-8.

To the Pope, it is important that families «know that the Church will do everything in order to protect their children»

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