Marie Collins - CBS4 - WHBF Quad Cities, IL-IA News Weather Sports

March 25, 2014 1:02 PM

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Sexually assaulted as a child by a hospital chaplain, Collins went onto become a leading Irish activist demanding justice for the victims of priestly abuse and a fierce critic of the Catholic Church's handling of the scandal.

Now she has been named to Pope Francis' commission on setting sex abuse policy, one of eight people - half of them women - who will help craft the panel's scope and advise the church on best practices to protect children.

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