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Two more Chilean bishops step down in wake of abuse crisis

Two more Chilean bishops step down in wake of abuse crisis

| Cindy Wooden | September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number of bishops who have stepped down since June in response to the clerical sexual abuse scandal in their country.

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Pope accepts resignations of three Chilean bishops in wake of scandal

Pope accepts resignations of three Chilean bishops in wake of scandal

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

After an in-depth Vatican-led investigation into clerical sexual abuse and cover-ups, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of 61-year-old Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, Chile, and two other Chilean bishops June 11.

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