Santiago archdiocese creates lay-led commission to address abuse cases

Posted September 27, 2018 6:36 pm by Editor

Santiago archdiocese creates lay-led commission to address abuse cases

Santiago, Chile, Sep 27, 2018 / 03:10 pm (ACI Prensa).- Amid the crisis facing the Church in Chile regarding sexual and other forms of abuse, the Archdiocese of Santiago has created the Bishops’ Delegated Commission for Truth and Peace.

This body will integrate  the functions carried out by the Pastoral Office for Abuse Complaints and the Department for the Promotion of Safe Environments with the goal of addressing the harm done by members of the clerics of the archdiocese, responding to current needs and establishing ways to restore trust.

Their functions include coordinating the efforts of the archdiocesan entities aimed at promoting

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