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  • Chile bishop apologizes after revelations of ignoring abuse allegations

    Chile bishop apologizes after revelations of ignoring abuse allegations

    • May 20, 2018

    A Chilean bishop said he didn’t act with the “appropriate quickness” when allegations against a group of priests was brought to his attention, just days after returning from a Rome meeting with Pope Francis to discuss the Chilean hierarchy’s abysmal handling of abuse cases.

  • An apology for needless offense — and how to disagree better

    An apology for needless offense — and how to disagree better

    • Aug 12, 2017

    Recently I used the term “convert neurosis” as a metaphor, and then — because we journalists feel compelled to substantiate our assertions with good evidence — listed a number of people as examples. That offended some, and many others on their behalf. For that I want to apologize. I shouldn’t have given names, and I shouldn’t have used the term “neurosis”. Sorry.

  • Pope apologizes for Catholics’ participation in Rwanda genocide

    • Mar 20, 2017

    After a meeting with the Rwandan president, Pope Francis “implored anew God’s forgiveness for the sins and failings of the church and its members, among whom priests and religious men and women who succumbed to hatred and violence,” according to a Vatican statement released March 20.

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