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Vatican names former victim on child abuse commission

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A former victim of sexual abuse by priests will sit on a new commission created to root out paedophilia in the Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Saturday. 

Ireland's Marie Collins (L) holds a candle in the St. Ignatius Church on February 7, 2012

Pope Francis in a statement revealed the first eight names of officials who will sit on the commission, which was first announced on December 5 last year.

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