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25 January 2018 | by Austen Ivereigh

Francis under pressure over his dismissal of alleged clerical abuse in Chile

 

There were many vivid glimpses of the radical Pope Francis in the week-long swing through Chile and Peru ... But one ex abrupto came to dominate coverage of his Chile visit. The accusations of a cover-up against a Chilean bishop made by the survivors of abuse were, he told a group of Chilean journalists, a “calumny”.

 





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