Pope Francis says in Ministry "...of protecting minors, closeness to victims of abuse is no abstract concept, but a very concrete reality, comprised of listening, intervening, preventing..." FULL TEXT

Vatican Investigates after Cardinal John Dew of New Zealand is Accused of Abuse from 1977

Maryland Archbishop's Letter of Apology on Release of Report "... I once again offer my sincere apologies to the victim-survivors who were harmed by a minister....and who were harmed by those who failed to protect them..." FULL TEXT

Catholic Church in England and Wales Offers an Unreserved Apology to All those who have been Hurt by Abuse and Reaffirms Commitment to Improvement of Safeguarding