Marie Collins, an Irish abuse survivor who is one of the members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, responds to the controversy behind another member's leave.
Viewpoint: I have been asked about the Commission discussion and vote last Saturday at our Plenary. Why the silence and why have I not walked away? I will now explain.
"I have not left and I am not leaving my position on the commission," said British children's advocate Peter Saunders.
One of the most outspoken members of the commission advising Pope Francis on clergy sexual abuse is no longer actively working with the group, the Vatican has announced.
A former diocesan council chairman in Regensburg, Germany, has alleged that Vatican Cardinal Gerhard Müller prevented the investigation of choir boy abuse.
The Catholic Whistleblowers network supports Fr. John Gallagher, who claimed the diocese of Palm Beach demoted him because he wasn't "silent about alleged sexual abuse of minor children."
NCR Today: The archdiocese said the list includes clergy and religious who "have allegations that are either admitted, established or determined to be credible."
Last week Newsweek published a cover story from veteran Philadelphia journalist Ralph Cipriano that dives even deeper into the credibility of an alleged victim of clergy sexual abuse that resulted in landing three priests and one teacher in prison.
St. John’s Abbey, one of the largest U.S. Benedictine monasteries, released documents related to 18 priests it said “likely offended” sexually against minors dating back to the 1960s.
The former head of the St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese, who was expected to serve at St. Philip Roman Catholic Church for six months, cited in his decision the "unintended discord" his presence caused.