Abuse survivor quits Vatican's child protection panel
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Abuse survivor quits Vatican commission

Marie Collins is an Irish survivor of clerical sexual abuse who in 2014 was appointed to a special Vatican commission created by Pope Francis to protect minors.

She was 13 years old when she was molested by a priest.

She has now resigned, saying that she could not accept the obstruction she encountered from some of the Roman Catholic Church's most senior clerics.

(Photo: Marie Collins attends a press conference at the Vatican. Credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 01 Mar
  • From the section Europe