Chilean bishop facing misconduct, abuse allegations leaves country
May 16, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: Auxiliary Bishop Cristián Roncagliolo Pacheco of Santiago, 52, was appointed by Pope Francis in 2017, and “faces accusations of inappropriate sexual conduct as well as abuse of power,” according to the report.
“Don Cristián’s decision to travel to Spain obeyed a direct instruction from the Congregation for Bishops,” fellow Auxiliary Bishop Alberto Ricardo Lorenzelli said in a memo. “The objective is to undergo a process of recovery of his physical, psychological and spiritual health.”
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