The meeting was requested by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, after it was revealed that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick rose to his senior position despite known allegations of sexual misconduct.
The meeting, on February 21-24, is believed to be the first of its kind.
The meeting of more than 100 Roman Catholic officials is believed to be the first of its kind and a recognition that church leaders think the sex abuse scandal is an worldwide problem.
Francis has received significant criticism over his handling of abuse, including an open letter from the Catholic Women's forum that has received more than 44,000 signatures.
Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said DiNardo and O'Malley would meet with Francis on Thursday in the Apostolic Palace.
"Criminal prosecutions, governmental investigations and journalistic exposes - stemming from fearless victims and church whistleblowers - are the best way to protect kids, expose wrongdoers and end cover-ups", Clohessy said.
Even as actions to address Chile were underway, Francis' papacy was jolted last month by accusations from a retired Vatican ambassador that Francis himself rehabilitated a top American cardinal accused of molesting and harassing adult seminarians.
The Philippines' representative to this meeting is expected to be Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines.
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DiNardo has said Vigano's accusations "deserve answers that are conclusive and based on evidence". Similar investigations are taking place in several other states. DiNardo is asking for outsiders to play a role in church investigations and for there to be new channels established to report abuse, reports CBS News correspondent Seth Doane.
Wuerl, who was bishop of Pittsburg for some 18 years, offered to resign almost three years ago when he turned 75 but Francis hasn't accepted it.
The delegation of US bishops announced no plans to speak to the media after their audience.
The report cited 301 priests, clergy and lay teachers with credible allegations of child sexual abuse against them.
But the US plan has looked less like a model recently, given it exempted bishops like McCarrick.
Tomorrow Francis will meet with leaders of the United States Bishops' Conference to discuss their response to the McCarrick case and the findings of a Grand Jury Report in Pennsylvania into clerical abuse and its cover-up in six dioceses.
Viganò said that Cardinal Wuerl was "well aware of the continuous abuses committed by Cardinal McCarrick and the sanctions imposed on him by Pope Benedict" and yet ignored the sanctions and allowed McCarrick "to reside at a seminary in Washington D.C".
The past of the Catholic Church is being dug up in other countries.
The conclusions of a study commissioned by the Church in Germany were leaked to the press on Wednesday. He is also the oldest member of the C9, at 85 years old. The news outlets said the report was due to be released September 25 and they obtained it in advance.