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  • Marie Collins, member of pope’s sexual abuse panel, criticizes his response to Chile scandal

    ROME – Perhaps the best-known sexual abuse survivor on a panel created by Pope Francis to lead the Church on a path of reform has criticized the pontiff’s comments on an abuse case in Chile, saying she is “discouraged and saddened” by his response. Irish laywoman Marie Collins made the

  • Francis blasts critics of Chilean bishop tied to abuser priest

    Francis blasts critics of Chilean bishop tied to abuser priest

    ROME — A five-month-old video released Friday shows Pope Francis accusing critics in Chile of “foolishness” for protesting his appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for the country’s most notorious abuser priest. In January, Francis tapped Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid as bishop of the small Osorno

  • Bolivia’s propaganda coup with papal visit may be short-lived

    It was always in the stars that this week’s encounter between Pope Francis and Bolivia’s Evo Morales, more or less the successor to Hugo Chavez as Latin America’s most notorious anti-Western populist, would be interesting. Their get-together Wednesday in La Paz, the Bolivian capital, certainly delivered. Thursday morning I was awakened


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