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Marie Collins, right, is a member of the papal commission (PA)

Commission includes Cardinal O’Malley as well as a British peer and an Irish abuse survivor

Archbishop Müller, left, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (Photo: CNS)

Pope tells the head of the CDF to continue Benedict XVI’s line of decisive action on abuse

Seminarians from Allen Hall, who featured in the documentary

Last night’s ‘Catholics’ was a worthwhile and sensitive portrayal of seminary life, devoid of sensationalism

A copy of the most recent John Jay report into the causes of the clerical abuse crisis in the United States (Photo: CNS)

The trouble with scapegoats is that they deflect attention from the real problem

College of Cardinals meets for day of reflection

An Iraqi policeman guards a Christian church in Baghdad

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Pope Benedict XVI at Westminster Cathedral this morning Photo: PA

Pope Benedict XVI speaks of immense suffering of victims in homily at Westminster Cathedral Mass

Gregory Erlandson and Matthew Bunson say Pope has confronted crisis directly

Lawyer Jeff Anderson at a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Salesian order and the Holy See. The case is brought by a Californian man who alleges he was abused by a priest in the 1960s (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Lawsuit against Holy See is dropped

Vatican welcomes the end of the lawsuit while stressing its condemnation of the ‘horror’ of clerical child abuse

But we still have a fight ahead: the media are out to get us