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25 January 2018 | by Austen Ivereigh

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


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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