By Vatican News
Hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, participants in the Conference "Child Dignity in the Digital World" included experts in science and technology, the media, businesses, legislators, parents, religious leaders with the common aim to take concrete and urgent action to protect children from criminal violence and harm in the digital world.
Pope Francis addressed those present urging them to help ban from the face of the earth violence and every form of abuse against children.”
Amongst the 80 participants in the congress was also Her Majesty, Queen Silvia of Sweden who has decades of experience and commitment in the fight against child abuse.
She spoke to Vatican Radio's Katarina Agorelius about the continuing challenge: