Pope orders bishops to cooperate with sex abuse commission

February 5, 2015 11:10 AM

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Pope orders bishops to cooperate with sex abuse commission

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Thursday ordered Roman Catholic bishops around the world to fully cooperate with a commission he set up to protect children from sexual abuse by clerics and to give the issue top priority even if it unearths new scandals.

The pope sent the letter to the bishops and heads of religious institutions a day before the commission, which he established last year, was due to hold its first full meeting.

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