Pope Francis encourages work of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors


On Saturday 21 April 2018, Pope Francis received the Members of the Commission in a private audience. 

The hour-long meeting took place in the Holy Father's library in the Apostolic Palace.  The Commission was meeting in Plenary Assembly in Rome, the first gathering of the new membership since their nomination by Pope Francis in February 2018.

Members spoke to Pope Francis about their priorities for the Commission's second term:

  • Working with Survivors
  • Safeguarding Guidelines and Norms
  • Education and Formation in Safeguarding