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Inside the VaticanMay 11, 2023
Pope Francis welcomes Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal to the library of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican April 27, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

Last week, the Pontifical Council for the Protection of Minors had its first meeting since the shocking resignation of abuse expert Hans Zollner, S.J. His resignation over issues “that need to be urgently addressed” led to a public disagreement between him and the commission’s president, Cardinal Sean O’Malley, O.F.M.

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In this episode of “Inside the Vatican,” veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and host Colleen Dulle explain the big questions the abuse commission faces and what is next for this advisory body, following last week’s meeting.

In the second half of the show, Gerry reports on the secret “mission” Pope Francis says he has undertaken to end the war in Ukraine. The pope was sparse on details, but Gerry’s sources have offered him greater insight into the pope’s plan and the people he has engaged to reach Russia and Ukraine.

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Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors meets without Hans Zollner, S.J.

Pope Francis reveals plan for peace between Russia and Ukraine

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