Tag: Bishop Juan Barros

Letter in case of Chilean bishop raises new questions

Letter in case of Chilean bishop raises new questions

| February 9, 2018 | 5 Comments

Less than a week after the Vatican announced Pope Francis was sending a trusted investigator to Chile to listen to people with information about a bishop accused of covering up clerical sexual abuse, the Associated Press reported the pope was given a detailed letter from a survivor almost three years ago.

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Pope apologizes to sex abuse victims, defends accused Chilean bishop

Pope apologizes to sex abuse victims, defends accused Chilean bishop

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis apologized to victims of clergy sex abuse, saying he unknowingly wounded them by the way he defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse by his mentor.

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