U.N. addresses Vatican handling of child sex abuse cases

February 10, 2014

(AP/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis has appointed a Commission for the Protection of Minors to examine how the church has handled cases of sexual abuse of children committed by priests.

The United Nations has issued a report which says the Vatican, as a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, is responsible for implementing its mandate. The report says the Vatican has not done enough to protect children from abuse. We'll discuss the findings.