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Chilean cardinal: Bishop Barros should resign ‘without doubt’

April 20, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago has said that Bishop Juan Barros, the prelate at the center of a sex-abuse scandal in Chile, should resign “without a doubt.” However, the cardinal added that “I am not a judge to say” whether or not Bishop Barros is guilty of covering up abuse. Pope Francis, who had long defended the accused bishop, announced that week that he had made made “serious mistakes in the assessment and perception of the situation.”

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