Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Catholic Church leaders at Vatican begin historic summit on clerical sexual abuse of minors.

Published February 21, 2019

“Faced with widespread and growing discomfort following new reports and revelations of very serious cases of sexual abuse involving members of the clergy, on September 12, 2018, at the end of one of the meetings of the Council of Cardinals it was announced that the Holy Father had decided to call a meeting in the Vatican for February 21-24, 2019. The meeting would be a broad approach to the theme ‘The Protection of Minors in the Church.’

Several of the speeches by the global church leaders are streamed online. We’ll update this site to share the talks.


Cardinal Blase J. Cupich

Archbishop of Chicago


Cardinal Oswald Gracias

Archbishop of Bombay



Cardinal Tagle

Archbishop of Manila.


Archbishop Scicluna

Archbishop of Malta




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