Topic: Cardinal Sean O'Malley
Pope Francis announces the first eight members of a new 'commission for safeguarding minors.' One was abused by a priest in the 1960s and has become a prominent activist working to hold the church accountable.
Black smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel for the third time Wednesday. Cardinals voted twice Wednesday morning and two more votes are expected in the afternoon.
But questions remain about next steps in the sexual-abuse crisis and outreach to young Catholics.
04/21/2008 01:00 am