Sex Abuse Survivor Quits Pope’s Commission, Citing ‘Shameful’ Resistance
ROME (Reuters) - Irish abuse victim Marie Collins said on Wednesday she had left a commission advising Pope Francis on how to root out sexual abuse of children by clergy, in a major embarrassment to the Holy See.
The work of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, set up by Francis in March 2014, has been slowed down by internal disputes and resignations.
Collins, who was the only remaining Commission member to have suffered sexual abuse by a cleric, said the panel had been hampered by . . .