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Vatican Announces Special Committee on Child Sex Abuse

The Vatican is to set up a special committee to improve measures to protect children against sexual abuse within the Church, the archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, said on Thursday.   “Up until now there has been so much focus on the judicial parts of this but the pastoral part is very, very important. The Holy Father is concerned about that,” O'Malley told reporters, referring to Pope Francis.   The commission of experts would “study these issues and...

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