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Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Forms Commission With Cardinal Sean O’Malley To Advise On Sex Abuse

Pope Francis has responded to complaints that he has largely ignored the clerical sex abuse scandal by assembling a panel of experts to advise the Holy See on protecting children from pedophiles and helping abuse victims heal.

12/05/2013

Cardinal Sean O'Malley attends a mass at St Peter's Basilica before the conclave on March 12, 2013 at the Vatican.  (Photo credit GABRIEL BOUYS,GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Chooses O’Malley For Vatican Reform Advisory Group

Pope Francis has appointed Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley and eight other priests from around the globe to a permanent advisory group to study reform in the Vatican bureaucracy.

04/13/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley talks to reporters at the North American Pontifical College, Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Photo by Aaron Strader)

O’Malley Happy Not To Be Chosen, Says Pope Is ‘Prisoner In A Museum’

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley appears to be relieved he wasn’t chosen to be pope by his fellow cardinals.

03/14/2013

Cardinal Sean O’Malley meets with Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio at his residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 2010 as part of a visit to South America. (Credit: Pilot photo from CardinalSeansBlog.org)

Keller @ Large: Future Of Catholic Church Looks Bright

Sean Cardinal O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, is the happiest man on the planet today, because he’s not the new Pope.

03/14/2013

Pope Francis addresses the crowd on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica's after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Won’t Meet With Benedict Yet, Will Celebrate Mass With Cardinals

The newly-elected Pope Francis will celebrate Mass Thursday with the cardinals who elected him, but he won’t meet with his predecessor just yet.

03/14/2013

Lisa Hughes in St. Peter's Square. (Photo by Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: Witnessing History At The Vatican

Pope Francis I is beginning the first day of his new life as the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/14/2013

Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Of Argentina Elected As Pope Francis I

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/13/2013

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley at Mass at The Vatican Tuesday morning. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Jay Borselle)

Black Smoke, No Pope Yet As Cardinals Begin Voting At Vatican

The first vote was held around 2:40 p.m. Boston time and black smoke emerged from the Sistine Chapel chimney at the Vatican, signalling no pope has been chosen yet.

03/12/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass March 11, 2013 for the seminarians at the North American College in Rome (Photo courtesy: The Pilot/ George Martell)

Papal Conclave: Cardinal Sean O’Malley Still Among Front-Runners

Vatican officials say it is possible the cardinals may decide not to vote Tuesday, but if they do, it would be late in the day.

03/11/2013

Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrating Sunday Mass. (Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Makes Last Public Appearance Before Conclave

If Roman waiters and cab drivers are any indication, Cardinal Sean has the popular vote.

03/10/2013

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