Pope approves “abuse of office” proposals for bishops in sex abuse cases

On Monday, the Holy Father accepted the recommendations of Cardinal Sean O’Malley and others whom he, Pope Francis, charged with the responsibility to advise him of needed changes in response to bishops fail to fulfill their episcopal responsibilities when dealing with clerics in their dioceses who have committed the crime of child sexual abuse.

I have provided you a link below that will take you to a short article describing the changes that are to be implemented.

Let us pray that our Holy Father continue to receive wise counsel and make needed decisions in responding to these crimes within the Church, and in reaching out to those victimize.

Source: Pope approves “abuse of office” proposals for bishops in sex abuse cases

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