Pope Francis institutes Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

Monday, March 24, 2014

Vatican Radio announced on March 22, 2014, that Pope Francis has officially instituted the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. The Holy See had previously indicated on December 5, 2013, that this Pontifical Commission would be established. Its objective is to advise the Holy Father on ways to prevent abuse and provide pastoral care for victims and their families.

Link to the full report on Vatican Radio