Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

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Msgr. Robert W. Oliver. Courtesy of Archdiocese of Boston.

Boston priest named secretary of Vatican commission to protect minors

Sep 10, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced today that Msgr. Robert W. Oliver will leave his position as promoter of justice to take on... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston at the U.S. bishops' Fall General Assembly  2013.

Vatican child protection commission seeks global reach

May 3, 2014

Pope Francis’ new advisory commission on the protection of minors is expanding its membership to include representatives from around the... Read more

St. Peter's Square.

Minor protection group shows collaboration with Jesuit center

Mar 26, 2014

The appointments made to the newly established Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors show that Pope Francis has modeled... Read more

Pope Francis blesses a rosary for a pilgrim in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013.

Pope institutes commission for protecting minors

Mar 22, 2014

Today Pope Francis instituted the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, issuing the names of eight members tasked with... Read more