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Pope Francis admits ‘grave mistakes’ in Chile sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis admitted Wednesday he had made “grave mistakes” in his handling of a sexual abuse scandal in Chile as he looks to quell the latest controversy to rock the Roman Catholic Church. In a letter to 32 Chilean bishops released by the Vatican, Francis said he intended to summon them to Rome [...] The post Pope Francis admits ‘grave mistakes’ in Chile sex abuse scandal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes manilatimesApr 12th, 2018

Pope s envoys in Chile to ask forgiveness over sex abuse

SANTIAGO, Chile – The Vatican's top abuse investigator arrived in Chile on Tuesday, June 12, a day after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of 3 bishops from the scandal-wracked Chilean Church. Maltese archbishop Charles Scicluna and fellow papal envoy Jordi Bertomeu will take witness statements from victims of sexual abuse within the Church ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Pope begins purge in Chilean church over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis accepted the resignations yesterday of the bishop at the center of Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal and two other priests, launching a purge of the Catholic Church in a country where it had been damaged by an avalanche of abuse and cover-up accusations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties

SANTIAGO, Chile – Fourteen priests involved in a sex abuse scandal in Chile – which has rocked Pope Francis's papacy – were defrocked on Tuesday, May 22. "Fourteen priests no longer are allowed to carry out their duties... These priests have taken part in actions that may be civilian crimes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties

SANTIAGO: Fourteen priests involved in a sex abuse scandal in Chile — which has rocked Pope Francis’s papacy — were defrocked on Tuesday. “Fourteen priests no longer are allowed to carry out their duties… These priests have taken part in actions that may be civilian crimes as well as within the church,” the bishop’s office… link: 14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties

SANTIAGO: Fourteen priests involved in a sex abuse scandal in Chile — which has rocked Pope Francis’s papacy — were defrocked on Tuesday. “Fourteen priests no longer are allowed to carry out their duties… These priests have taken part in actions that may be civilian crimes as well as within the church,” the bishop’s office [...] The post 14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz said Monday he spoke to Francis about his homosexuality during their meetings at the Vatican. Cruz was the main whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal, and met last month with Francis to discuss it. Cruz, a victim of a predator priest, said he had been discredited by Chile's bishops for being gay and told Francis of the pain their slander caused. "He said 'Look Juan Carlos, the pope loves you this way, God made you...Keep on reading: LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal – spokesman

VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday, May 18, over a child sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church in Chile after 3 days of intense meetings with Pope Francis at the Vatican. "We, all the bishops present in Rome, have tendered our resignation to the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Pope vows change in Chile church after pedophile scandal

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Thursday, May 17, promised "changes" to the Chilean church to "restore justice" following a child abuse scandal that has come to haunt his papacy. However in a short letter addressed to 34 Chilean bishops , whom the Argentinian pontiff met in groups from Tuesday, May ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

    SANTIAGO, Chile --- Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.   Francis said that until he sees proof that Bishop Juan Barros was complicit in covering up the sex crimes of the Rev. Fernando Karadima, such accusations against Barros are "all calumny."   The pope's remarks drew shock from Chileans and immediate rebuke from victims and their advocates. They noted the accusers were deemed credible enough by the Vatican that it sentenced Karadima to a lifet...Keep on reading: Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Pope in Chile expresses pain and shame over abuse scandal

SANTIAGO, Chile – Pope Francis on Tuesday, January 16, expressed his "pain" and "shame" over child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the church in Chile, as he made his first speech during a visit to the South American country. "I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation whe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Pope accepts resignation of U.S. cardinal caught in abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a prominent US cardinal who is accused of sexually abusing a teenager nearly five decades ago, the Vatican said Saturday, July 28. Theodore McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, was removed from the ministry in June after a review board ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

2 More Chilean Bishops Resign as Pope Cleans House

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, the latest fallout from a sex abuse scandal whose scope and gravity were initially underestimated by t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

2 More Chilean Bishops Resign as Pope Cleans House

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Thursday accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, the latest fallout from a sex abuse scandal whose scope and gravity were initially underestimated by t Source link link: 2 More Chilean Bishops Resign as Pope Cleans House.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Pope accepts resignation of 3 Chilean bishops in sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (UPDATED) – Pope Francis accepted Monday, June 11, the resignation of 3 Chilean bishops including the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Pope Francis receives Chilean bishops over sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Pope Francis began receiving Chilean bishops ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Vatican: Pope Chile letter a 'spiritual state of emergency'

The Vatican says Pope Francis' apology to Chilean sex abuse victims and request that the country's bishops come to Rome to figure out reforms amounts to a "spiritual state of emergency" declaration for the Chilean church......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Admits Mistakes in Data Leak Scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted on Wednesday that his company has made mistakes in a data leak that caused grave concern about user privacy possibly abused for political purposes. “We also made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it,” he said in a statement. Facebook has been plunged […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Vatican prober meets with Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse

A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims met on Friday with Chilean Bishop Juan Barros about accusations that he covered-up sexual abuse of minors committed by a priest......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018