Accountability

Vatican commission launches child protection website

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Protection of Minors website: The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has launched a beta version of its website in English and has included its template for local guidelines on preventing sexual abuse, resources for a day of prayer for the victims and survivors as well as a mailing address to contact commission members.

Pope sends Detroit bishop to Guam archdiocese hit by abuse allegations

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Pope Francis appointed a Detroit auxiliary bishop to a Guam archdiocese whose leader is under a Vatican investigation for the alleged sexual abuse of minors.

Coadjutor Archbishop Michael J. Byrnes, 58, also was given "special faculties" or authority in the Archdiocese of Agana, according to a Vatican press release Oct. 31.

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December 2-15, 2016

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