Chilean bishops express concern over number of sex abuse victims

Posted July 25, 2018 8:34 pm by Editor

Chilean bishops express concern over number of sex abuse victims

Santiago, Chile, Jul 25, 2018 / 10:04 am (ACI Prensa).- After the Chilean prosecutor’s office announced that it has compiled a list of 266 victims of sexual abuse by Church figures, a spokesman for the bishops’ conference said the figure is ‘alarming’.

“The temptation would be to dwell on the number of those accused, but what the Church is asking of us today is to first of all consider the individual victims. That number is alarming and is what concerns us the most,” Jaime Coiro said at a July 24 press conference.

According to the National Prosecutor’s Office July 23, the list

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