Pope to Meet With Head of U.S. Bishops’ Conference Over Scandal

A delegation of U.S. cardinals and bishops is going to the Vatican Thursday to meet with Pope Francis over a sex abuse and coverup scandal.

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will meet with Francis in the Apostolic Palace, along with Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Francis’ top sex abuse adviser. DiNardo has said he wants Francis to authorize a full Vatican investigation into the scandal that is rocking the Catholic Church