"I feel that I was heard... it was very intense and very detailed and very, sometimes, eye-opening for them", Cruz said, as cited by Reuters.
"Hopefully it will lead to good things", he said.
Francis tasked Archbishop Charles Scicluna with the fact-finding mission into Bishop Juan Barros after he was criticised in Chile for defending Barros and calling the victims' cover-up accusations against him slander. "He cried", Mr Cruz, who was born in Chile but now lives in Philadelphia, said. "'I think it is good to talk with Monsignor Scicluna, because it is apart from the bad Chilean cardinals (Francisco Javier) Errázuriz and (Ricardo) Ezzati", he noted. "Covering up abuse is an abuse in itself". He was crying... it wasn't an act...
The second wish, he said, concerned young people, adding that they needed to be accompanied with trust and patience.
Scicluna declined to comment on the details of the testimony.
But by March of previous year, Ms Collins had resigned, citing the "unacceptable" resistance to the commission from within the Vatican, and in particular the office tasked with investigating sex abuse cases. Karadima always denied the allegations.
The seven members who were re-appointed are: Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, director of the Center for Child Protection at Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University; Gabriel Dy-Liacco, a psychotherapist from the Philippines; Auxiliary Bishop Luis Manuel Ali Herrera of Bogota, Colombia; Hannah Suchocka, professor of law and former prime minister of Poland; Sister of Charity Kayula Lesa of Zambia, who has worked with refugees and in the prevention of human trafficking; Precious Blood Sister Hermenegild Makoro, secretary-general of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference; and Msgr.
Francis has said he overruled the recommendation and rejected Barros' resignation twice because he had no evidence of Barros' wrongdoing.
"For the first time I feel they are listening to us", Juan Carlos Cruz, a victim of priest Fernando Karadima, told reporters in NY after a meeting that lasted about an hour and a half with Archbishop Charles Scicluna in a Manhattan church.
He has vetoed a proposal from Chilean church leaders that Barros, and two other priests trained by Karadima, resign and take a year-long sabbatical.
Scicluna will travel to Chile on Tuesday to continue his investigation of Barros there. Scicluna and Cruz will meet on Saturday morning in a church in NY, the Chilean victim told Radio Cooperativa.
But days later, he appointed the Church's most experienced sexual abuse investigator to look into the accusations that Bishop Juan Barros had covered up crimes against minors.
According to him, it is one step removed from sainthood.
Canada has a much more aggressive style of play that will put the Czech Republic on the defensive from the start. The eight remaining teams cross the iron and the four nations of the victorious will go the quarter-finals.
The fans also roared for Lonzo Ball, who was selected for the US roster but unable to play due to his lingering knee injury. He finished with 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds including this three pointer that got the crowd on its feet.
In the second half we struggled, we weren't able to get close to their area, but it was easier when they went down to 10 men. Eibar has won five of its past eight games, meaning José Luis Mendilibar's team heads into Saturday's game in great form.
He said that despite dislocating his ankle, fracturing his tibia, and tearing ligaments, he should be back in 4-6 months. SC will need to channel the effort against Auburn if it hopes to make some noise down the stretch.
He had offered them $US2000 (£1,425) to fly to NY for the weekend where he told them they would model and feature in music videos. Miracle noticed the ticket from Sacramento to NY was purchased online, and the credit card had a different name.
Tattoo artist Elisheba Mrozik says fans are excited because the film shows a vision of Africa that's rarely seen in cinemas. Many fans who watched early shows of the Marvel movie proudly showed off traditional African clothing for the occasion.
The U.S. spent the rest of the second period unable to convert on a delayed-penalty chance and a couple of power plays. USA head coach Tony Granato was so infuriated that he refused to shake hands with his Russian counterpart Oleg Znarok.
Their early reports say the natural disaster measured 4.4 at a depth of 7.4km, with the epicentre 20km away from Swansea. Residents as far north as Blackpool, as far south as Roche in Cornwall and as far east as Reading felt the effects.
Officials of the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation expanded their search operation on properties linked to the accused. Kudrat Sheikh, the lawyer of Manoj Kharat said that the latter has no role in the said case and was coerced to work.
According to the Interior Minister of Mexico, Alfonso Navarrete, the aircraft's pilot lost control while landing. Oaxaca prosecutor's office stated that fourteen people including a six-month-old baby were killed in the crash.
But suicide attacks and raids persist, with civilians in hard-to-reach rural areas and outlying towns at risk. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them.
She wrote that their first date was dinner in a private bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel that allegedly turned intimate. While Trump lawyer Michael Cohen confirms he "facilitated" the payment to Daniels, he has not disclosed its objective .
Tempers raged on the flight and the pilot reported "passengers on the rampage", after making the decision to land the plane. This soon resulted in a heated argument as passengers began complaining and eventually a fight broke out.
One somewhat stomach-churning possibility being bandied about: animals that were put down somehow ended up in the pet food. Thanks to ABC7′s findings, the FDA may finally start to do something to prevent pentobarbital from ending up in pet food.
On Twitter, which is blocked in China, Tibetans overseas noted that photos and posts about the fire were quickly being censored. The site is also known to be politically sensitive, as the Chinese government continues its crackdown on Tibetan Buddhists.
And it probably stinks: "The dark spot material may be hydrogen sulfide, with the pungent smell of rotten eggs". Enormous dark storms on Neptune were first detected in 1989 by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft.
Earlier on Sunday, Netanyahu called Iran the biggest threat in the world, and taunted Zarif while holding the aircraft fragment. Israel said it shot down the drone on 10 February after it entered the country from Syria .
Joyce warned that any pressure on the Nationals to dump him "locks people in as they lock-in behind the leader". Mr Joyce returned fire a day later, describing Mr Turnbull's comments as "inept", "unnecessary" and "hurtful".
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "Bank frauds are tumbling out of the closet faster than you can say Jack Robinson". Nirav Modi is one of India's richest people, with a personal wealth of $1.75bn, according to Forbes .
And it's finally time for the silver screen's biggest stars to descend on London for the 71st British Academy Film Awards . Kensington Palace declined to comment on Kate's decision to wear green instead of black in solidarity with other women.
Imran Ali is sentenced to death on four counts but Zainab's mother deems this as insufficient for the crimes he committed. He did not say how Imran's execution would be carried out, but many Pakistanis have demanded he be publicly hanged.