Irish abuse survivor wants Vatican summit to increase accountability

Posted January 15, 2019 5:58 pm by Andrew

Irish abuse survivor wants Vatican summit to increase accountability

A prominent survivor and advocate for those affected by clerical abuse has urged Pope Francis to publicly name bishops who have been found guilty of negligence by church tribunals.
Marie Collins — who was a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors from 2014 to 2017 — also said that, during the Vatican summit on safeguarding in February, the pope should set out comprehensive procedures to hold bishops accountable.
Speaking at a public talk in Dublin Jan. 14, Collins said the Vatican meeting — which will include the presidents of the world’s episcopal conferences as well as senior Vatican

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