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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Pope Approves New Tribunal For Charges Against Bishops In Sex Abuse Cases
Vatican Radio yesterday reported that Pope Francis has approved a recommendation by the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors for creation a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from sexually abusive priests. The tribunal will be set up as a judicial section within the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.