All of Chile's bishops offer resignations after meeting Pope on sex abuse

Posted May 18, 2018 8:55 am by Editor

All of Chile's bishops offer resignations after meeting Pope on sex abuse

VATICAN – Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal.”We want to announce that all bishops present in Rome, in writing, have placed our positions in the Holy Father’s hands so that he may freely decide regarding each one of us,” Bishop Juan Ignacio Gonzalez Errazuriz of San Bernardo said May 18 in a statement on behalf of the country’s bishops.The unprecedented decision was made on the final day of their meeting May 15-17 with Pope Francis.Auxiliary Bishop Fernando Ramos Perez of Santiago, secretary

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