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CWN editor discusses Bishop Barros controversy

February 14, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Phil Lawler, editor of Catholic World News, discusses the background and significance of the controversy surrounding the 2015 appointment of Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, Chile, in spite of the pleas of abuse victims.

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  • Posted by: feedback - Feb. 14, 2018 8:33 AM ET USA

    I think Pope Francis may have never read the victims' letter handed to him by Card. O'Malley. That would explain why he later said he never saw evidence of any wrongdoing. And... that's why the Holy Father should respond to the Dubia questions regarding Amoris. Card. Cupich will be wasting his precious time preaching something that, in the minds of many Catholics, could in fact contradict the Church's Magisterium.