Chile’s Catholic Church calls for drastic solution

Chile’s Catholic Church has asked for a drastic solution that could include resignations.

The call came a day after Pope Francis acknowledged “grave mistakes” in handling a sexual abuse crisis and summoned Church leaders to Rome.

At a meeting of Church leadership on Chile’s central coast, Santiago Silva, the president of the Episcopal Conference, said change was inevitable.

“It’s possible that the pope will ask some (bishops) to leave their diocese … there must be a drastic solution, strong and decisive, that is for certain,” Silva said. Read more









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