Francis Names O’Malley to Vatican Antiabuse Panel / The Boston Globe

Pope Francis on Saturday named Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston and seven other figures with reputations as reformers to guide a new Vatican antiabuse commission, a move intended to demonstrate resolve about confronting the child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked Catholicism. O’Malley, already the lone American on the pope’s “G8” council of cardinal advisers, is also the lone American among the commission members announced Saturday. O’Malley’s new responsibility is not a full-time position, meaning he will not move to Rome and will continue to serve as the archbishop of Boston.”

By John L. Allen, Jr., The Boston Globe — Click here to read the rest of this story.

Also of interest — “O’Malley, Abuse Survivor Named Members of New Vatican Clergy Abuse Commission” and “25 Years into Fight Against Clergy Sex Abuse SNAP Soldiers On”

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