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SPECIAL REPORT: Families Separated at the Border
Bill Kilgallon is looking back on his three years as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors with sense of achievement, alongside a certain sense of frustration.
Pope Francis' planned meeting with abuse survivors from Chile could mark a turning point in how the Catholic Church deals not just with prevention, but especially with how it responds to accusations.
Pope Francis met with the Vatican commission that advises the pope, the Roman Curia, bishops' conferences and local churches on protecting minors from abuse in a private audience April 21
As six members of the papal clergy sex abuse commission have not been renewed, and new members added, one former member sees the structure of the meetings, and the inability to meet with the pope, obstacles to progress.