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Pope institutes Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors

Vatican City, 22 March 2014: Pope Francis has instituted on Saturday the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, which was announced on 5 December 2013. According to a Vatican communique, Pope has called eight person of eminence to be a part of it. They are: Dr. Catherine Bonnet (France), Mrs. Marie Collins (Ireland), Prof. the Baroness Sheila Hollins (UK), Card. Sean Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap (U.S.), Prof. Claudio Papale (Italy), Her Excellency Hanna Suchocka (Poland), Fr. Humberto Miguel Yañez, SJ (Argentina), and Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ (Germany)

Their principal role will be to prepare the Statutes of the Commission, which will define its tasks and competencies. Other members will be added to the Commission in the future, chosen from various geographical areas of the world, the communique added.
Source: VR Sedoc


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