'Sorry' Pope Francis invites Chile sex abuse victims to Vatican

'Sorry' Pope Francis invites Chile sex abuse victims to Vatican
 

The Pope has said he made "serious mistakes" over a case of alleged child abuse by Catholic clergy in Chile.
In a letter to the South American country's bishops, Francis said he felt "sadness and shame" over comments earlier this year in which he accused the victims of committing slander.
The letter, released by the Church in Chile, said the Pope would invite some of the victims to Rome.
A Chilean bishop, Juan Barros, is accused of hiding abuses by a priest.
Pope Francis made his controversial remarks during a visit to Chile in January.
Defending Bishop Barros, he said:... read more

 
11 April 2018 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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