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Pope’s ‘shame’ over Chile church sex abuse

Added: 16.01.2018 17:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis expressed "pain and shame" on Tuesday over a sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church in Chile, seeking forgiveness for a crisis that has scarred its credibility and left many faithful sceptical of reform.

From: www.news.com.au

Pope pained, shamed over Chile sex scandal

Added: 16.01.2018 12:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis has expressed his "pain and shame" over Chile's sexual abuse scandal in his first comments in the country on a crisis that has scarred the Roman Catholic Church's credibility.

From: www.news.com.au

Pope Francis, in Chile, expresses 'pain and shame' over Church sex abuse scandal

Added: 16.01.2018 11:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis expressed "pain and shame" on Tuesday (Jan 16) over a sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in Chile, seeking forgiveness for a crisis that has scarred its credibility and left many faithful sceptical of reform.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from sex abuse

Added: 16.01.2018 7:44 | 0 views | 0 comments


Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.
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Pope lands in Chile amid expected protests

Added: 16.01.2018 3:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis has flown into Chile's capital for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse by priests and confronted by many Chileans deeply sceptical about the Roman Catholic Church.

From: www.news.com.au

Churches torched and holy statues destroyed ahead of Pope's visit to Chile and Peru

Added: 15.01.2018 8:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

CATHOLIC churches are on high alert across Chile and Peru ahead of a visit from Pope Francis after a spate of arson attacks and vandalism by angry protestors.

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Pope seeks to turn tide of Chilean church bruised by scandal

Added: 15.01.2018 1:45 | 2 views | 0 comments

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis' visit to Chile was always going to be fraught, but it has taken on an unprecedented degree of opposition with the firebombings of Catholic churches ahead of his Monday arrival and protests by Chileans fed up with priest sex abuse and cover-up. Francis is coming to a country where around 60 percent of Chileans declare themselves to be Roman Catholics, but where the church has lost the influence and moral authority it once enjoyed thanks to sex scandals, secularization and an out-of-touch clerical caste. The pope will try to reverse the trend during his three-day visit, which gets underway in earnest Tuesday with a series of protocol visits for church and...

Pope Francis faces tensions on South America trip

Added: 14.01.2018 18:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis' trip to South America this week is supposed to be all about peace, unity and hope. But the pontiff could also be welcomed with protests, threats of violence and controversy over allegations of abuses by the Catholic Church.

From: rss.cnn.com

Crisis of faith in Chile as pope visits amid sexual abuse scandal

Added: 14.01.2018 3:31 | 2 views | 0 comments

Chile has suffered some of the worst cases of ecclesiastic sex abuse in the region, and the Catholic Church is paying the price.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Chile reviews security ahead of Pope's visit

Added: 13.01.2018 22:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

A series of attacks on Catholic churches have prompted Chilean authorities to review security ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the South American country on Monday, officials said.

From: rss.cnn.com

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