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Pope apologizes for ‘serious mistakes’ in judging Chilean abuse cases

Pope apologizes for ‘serious mistakes’ in judging Chilean abuse cases

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a letter to the bishops of Chile, Pope Francis apologized for underestimating the seriousness of the sexual abuse crisis in the country following a recent investigation into allegations concerning Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno.

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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 asks Vatican abuse expert to review new information on Chilean bishop

Pope asks Vatican abuse expert to review new information on Chilean bishop

| Carol Glatz | January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis asked a longtime expert in handling abuse allegations to gather new information in Chile concerning Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno.

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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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Pope meets with clergy sex abuse victims in Chile

Pope meets with clergy sex abuse victims in Chile

| January 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis met in private Jan. 16 with survivors of sexual abuse by Chilean clergy, a Vatican spokesman said.

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‘No one can replace a mother,’ Chilean inmate tells Pope Francis

‘No one can replace a mother,’ Chilean inmate tells Pope Francis

| January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

When mothers are in prison, “children are the ones who suffer the most,” a female inmate at San Joaquin Women’s Prison told Pope Francis Jan. 16.

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Pope begins seven-day pilgrimage to Chile, Peru

Pope begins seven-day pilgrimage to Chile, Peru

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis arrived in Santiago Jan. 15, the first stop on a seven-day, six-city visit to Peru and Chile, where he will take his message of hope to people on the margins of society.

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Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

| January 16, 2018 | 4 Comments

Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests.

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After Easter, Chileans on horseback take sacraments to homebound

After Easter, Chileans on horseback take sacraments to homebound

| Jane Chambers | April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

This year on April 23, Santiago Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati and 4,000 other helpers went to the foothills of the Andes, to the city of Colina, about 20 miles north of Santiago, to help the elderly and sick. They visited about 100 households. The volunteers are known as Quasimodists, and they come from different parts of the community.

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From Chaska to Chile

From Chaska to Chile

| March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students at Guardian Angels School connect with South American peers as part of new language program

About 20 fidgety second-graders lined up in a hallway at Guardian Angels School in Chaska March 17.

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