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Why was Cdl. O’Malley overlooked for abuse meeting?

It’s an index of how synonymous Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley has become with the Catholic Church’s efforts to recover from its clerical sexual abuse scandals that when Pope Francis on Friday named an organizing committee for a high-stakes Rome summit Feb. 21-24 on the subject and O’Malley wasn’t on the list, the immediate question was: “Why not?” [1]