- Dec 13, 2019
“It is a sin that shames us. Persons responsible for the protection of those children destroyed their dignity. We regret this deeply and we beg forgiveness,” Pope Francis wrote in a letter sent to bishops around the world for the feast of the Holy Innocents.
Father Carlos Miguel Buela, founder of the Institute of the Incarnate Word, has been found guilty of sexual improprieties “which harmed religious and seminarians of the Institute,” by the Vatican. No cases of the abuse of minors have been found to be attributable to him.