- Feb 21, 2020
Prosecutors in Chile are launching raids on Church offices in an effort to prove cover-up by the country’s two cardinals.
“We have come to express the Church’s commitment to the search for the truth, charity and justice,” said Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.
An investigator tasked by Pope Francis with visiting a Chilean diocese rocked by clerical sexual abuse scandals says the pontiff asked him to apologize.
ROME — Laypeople in Chile opposed to Pope Francis’ appointment of a bishop with ties to the country’s most notorious abuser priest have occupied the local cathedral, demanding the bishop’s resignation. The demonstration came on Saturday, the anniversary of the day Pope Francis announced the appointment one year ago. “We’re