Cardinal Sean O’MALLEY, O.F.M. Cap.

( United States )

Archbishop of Boston and serves as the President of the Commission and as a member of the Council of Cardinals which advises His Holiness, Pope Francis...

Bishop Luis Manuel ALI HERRERA

( Colombia )

Vicar General of the Center of Communion and Participation of the Archdiocese of Bogotá, in charge of the religious communities, lay movements...

Sr. Jane BERTELSEN, F.M.D.M.

( United Kingdom )

Congregational Leader, Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood. The Congregation’s Mission is one of presence and to serve wherever the need is at the time...

Prof. Ernesto CAFFO

( Italy )

Full Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy). President and founder of S.O.S Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus and President of Foundation Child. Member of...

Dr. Gabriel DY-LYACCO

( Philippines )

Adult and adolescent psychotherapist and pastoral counsellor for various mental health concerns including of individuals, couples, families and groups, including victims and perpetrators of abuse...

Sinalelea FE'AO

( Tonga )

Chief Education Officer, working in the Catholic Education Office as coordinator of the Religious Education Curriculum and Counselling Services for all Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Tonga and Niue...

Nelson GIOVANELLI

( Brazil )

Expert in the rehabilitation of youth from drug addiction and abuse. In 1983, together with Father Hans Stapel OFM, he founded the Fazenda da Esperança center, in the city of Guarantiguetà...

Sr. Arina GONSALVES, RJM

( India )

Vice Provincial of the Religious of Jesus and Mary Mary (Province of Pune & India). BA in Sociology, B Ed., L.L.B, MA. Expert in educational systems, pedagogy and civil law. Certified counsellor...

Teresa Morris KETTELKAMP

( United States )

Former Colonel with Illinois State Police. Expert in policies and guidelines for the protection of minors and vulnerable adults. Former Executive Director of the USCCB Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection...

Sr. Kayula LESA, RSC

( Zambia )

Religious Sister of Charity (RSC); Development Professional. BA inEducation from the University of Zambia (UN.ZA.) and an M.Sc. in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (S.O.A.S.), University of London...

Sr. Hermenegild MAKORO, CPS

( South Africa )

Member of the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in the Diocese of Mthatha in South Africa. Secretary General of the Southern African Episcopal Conference...

Prof. Benyam Dawit MEZMUR

( Ethiopia )

Prof. Mezmur is both an academician and a practitioner, and is currently an Associate Professor of Law at the Dullah Omar Institute (named after its founder, the first Minister of...

Mons. Robert OLIVER

( United States )

Secretary of the Commission, following many years in child protection work for the Archdiocese of Boston and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith...

Hon. Neville OWEN

( Australia )

Former senior judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia. Has chaired the Truth Justice and Healing Council, created by the Australian Catholic Church...

Prof. Hanna SUCHOCKA

( Poland )

Professor of Constitutional Law and specialist in human rights at the University of Poznan. Foremr Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and Ambassador of Poland to the Holy See.

Prof. Myriam WIJLENS

( Netherland / Germany )

Myriam Wijlens obtained a licenciate in Catholic Theology at the Catholic University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands) in 1986. Subsequently she studied canon law at Saint Paul University...

Rev. Hans Zollner, SJ

( Germany )

President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University and Director and Professor of the Institute of Psychology...