To prevent abuse, pontifical commission member calls for ‘radical change’ in Church’s culture in India
August 30, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The “Holy Father’s repeated apology in Ireland shows that he is sincerely concerned about the victims of child abuse in the past,” said Sister Arina Gonsalves, a new member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. “This also shows his great humility, and he takes personal responsibility for what had happened in the Church in the past. “The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Aug. 30, 2018 8:06 PM ET USA
"This also shows his great humility, and he takes personal responsibility for what had happened in the Church in the past." Words, words, words. The "concrete" evidence will be found in the degree of thoroughness of the investigations that must take place in every diocese on earth. It is my hope that these investigations will "dig, dig, dig" into the consciences of all involved in wrongdoing. No disrespect intended towards Sister Arina Gonsalves.