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All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal – spokesman

May 18, 2018 - 11:05 PM

The striking announcement comes after Francis summoned the bishops to the Vatican over the scandal that has come to haunt his papacy

RESIGNED. Members of Chile's bishops conference Luis Fernando Ramos Perez (right) and Juan Ignacio Gonzalez give a press conference, on May 18, 2018 in Vatican. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/ AFP

Pope in Chile expresses 'pain' and 'shame' over abuse scandal

Jan 16, 2018 - 9:13 PM

'I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children on the part of Church ministers,' Pope Francis says

THE POPE IN CHILE. Pope Francis is welcomed by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (covered) during a ceremony at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago on January 16, 2018. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP