- Sep 24, 2020
ROME – Pope Francis is sending two top aides to Mexico to help the local bishops address the clerical abuse crisis in Mexico. The pontiff tapped Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Spaniard Father Jordi Bertomeu, the same duo he had sent to Chile in 2018 in the aftermath of the
Mexico’s Catholic University continues to train members of the Catholic Church in addressing the clerical sexual abuse crisis, with a second diploma course on abuse prevention in the Latin American Church.
On the rare occasions Spanish Father Jordi Bertomeu speaks, his words have weight. The CDF official recently penned a long essay on the clerical abuse crisis, pointing to many myths perpetrated by the media.
“We have come to express the Church’s commitment to the search for the truth, charity and justice,” said Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.
The Vatican announced Thursday that Pope Francis has decided to send Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu to the Chilean diocese of Osorno.