Papal commission pledges accountability for sex crimes

Description:Outside the Vatican, some of the young people the church is looking to protect. A commission tasked with advising Pope Francis on how to deal with the Church's sexual abuse scandal met on Saturday. Their top priority? Complete transparency. (SOUNDBITE) (English) COMMISSION MEMBER, CARDINAL SEÁN PATRICK O'MALLEY, SAYING: "Obviously our concern is t..(more)

Outside the Vatican, some of the young people the church is looking to protect. A commission tasked with advising Pope Francis on how to deal with the Church's sexual abuse scandal met on Saturday. Their top priority? Complete transparency. (SOUNDBITE) (English) COMMISSION MEMBER, CARDINAL SEÁN PATRICK O'MALLEY, SAYING: "Obviously our concern is to make sure that there are clear and effective protocols to deal with situations where superiors in the church have not fulfilled their obligations to protect children..." The U.N. accused the Vatican this year of systematically turning a blind eye to decades of abuse and attempting to cover up sex crimes. Now the Pope, who has been an advocate for young people, is taking a tougher stance. He set up the commission of eight members, including Ireland's Marie Collins who was molested by a priest as a child. (SOUNDBITE) (English) COMMISSION MEMBER, MARIE COLLINS, SAYING: "I would like to say

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