VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis appointed eight new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on Wednesday, completing the ranks of the commission with a balanced geographical representation.
“The commission was enlarged with the purpose of having an interdisciplinary view, with different perspectives coming from several parts of the world,” Msgr. Robert Oliver, secretary of the pontifical commission, commented to CNA Dec. 17.
The eight new members come from Africa, Oceania, Asia and South America.
Father Luis Manuel Ali Herrera comes from Colombia, where he serves as a professor of pastoral psychology and director of the psychology department in the Conciliar...READ MORE