Pope Francis will convene a highly-anticipated summit with presidents of all Catholic bishop conferences worldwide, beginning Thursday at the Vatican. A Buffalo man, who is a former priest and also a childhood sexual abuse survivor, is traveling to Rome in advance of the summit to stand with victims and respond to developments at the meeting. Before leaving, he spoke with WBFO.
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