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Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon (AP)

Cardinal Barbarin has spoked of the need for victims ‘to see their right to truth and justice recognised’

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyon, enters the Saint-Jean Cathedral, in Lyon (AP)

The new commission will consist of former magistrates, doctors and parents

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin (CNS)

Police raided the offices of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin to search for information related to the case of Fr Bernard Preynat

The Altoona-Johnstown diocese adminstration building (AP)

A state grand jury found two former bishops helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by more than 50 clergy over a 40-year period in Altoona-Johnstown diocese

St. Bernadine Monestary in Hollidaysburg (AP)

The men have been charged in connection with a two-year investigation into sexual abuse in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin pictured at the Vatican in 2013 (AP)

Priest in France stands accused of abusing up to 45 minors

Patriarch Kirill arrives at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Thursday (AP)

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Archbishop John Nienstedt  (CNS)

Archbishop John Nienstedt is leaving his temporary position with a parish in Battle Creek, Michigan, after complaints from abuse campaigners

Bishop Robert Finn (CNS)

US bishop was convicted in September 2012 of failing to report an accusation of child abuse

Marie Collins, right, is a member of the Commission for the Protection of Minors (PA)

Members of papal commission met one of Pope Francis’ top cardinal advisers to express concerns over appointment of Bishop Juan Barros