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Cardinal Seán O’Malley celebrates Mass during a safeguarding summit in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 20, 2021.

Cardinal O’Malley at safeguarding summit: ‘The wrongs done to God’s people must be corrected’

The archbishop of Boston said: “Abuse and its cover up must stop.” Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace Jan. 27, 2021.

Pope Francis invokes Abraham Lincoln in message to safeguarding summit

The pope referred to Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. Read more

Nazir Afzal, who was appointed chair of the Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales May 18, 2021. Photo courtesy of the Catholic Safeguarding Project.

In England and Wales, Catholic Church names former prosecutor to lead child protection efforts

Nazir Afzal, a prestigious Muslim barrister with a history of prosecuting gangs engaged in sexual abuse and grooming, is the... Read more