- Jan 22, 2020
Beginning the process of restoring normal governance to the dioceses of Chile in the wake of a massive clerical sexual abuse and cover-up scandal, Pope Francis named archbishops for the archdioceses of Santiago and Puerto Montt.
Inés San Martín gives a roundup of Church news from Latin America.
Bishop Celestino Aos Bracco may have few of the benefits of the post as leader of the Archdiocese of Santiago in Chile, but he certainly has its headaches.
“Signing decrees is not enough,” said Bishop Celestino Aos of Santiago, Chile, which faces a mammoth clerical abuse crisis. “If it was, I’d be signing them already. We need to change hearts.”
“Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago” is being shown in December on more than 200 PBS affiliates in 118 cities throughout the United States.
A Chilean court has denied that it’s reached a decision in favor of the survivors in a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Santiago.