TODAY   |  March 23, 2014

Pope appoints former victim to sex abuse commission

Pope Francis has named the members he has appointed to be part of a special commission that will investigate the sexual abuse issues of the Roman Catholic Church. One of those appointed is an Irish woman who was a victim of sexual abuse as a child. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

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>>> pope francis is revealing the members of his special commission made up to help the catholic church respond to the allegations of sexual abuse . a mix of clergy and lay people , among them an irish woman who was a victim of sexual abuse as a child and cardinal o'malley of boston which is where the scandal erupted back in 2002 .