Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Barros Madrid’

Pope hits out at opponents of abuse cover-up accused bishop

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Pope Francis has described as “leftists” those Chileans who criticised his appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for an abusive priest. In a video taken of a conversation in St Peter’s Square five months ago, Francis mentioned the case of Bishop Juan Barros Madrid of Osorno. “Don’t be led around by the nose Read more

New bishop in Chile under fire for alleged abuser cover-up

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Several Chilean priests have demanded the resignation of a newly-appointed bishop whom they accuse of covering up for a cleric who abused altar servers. A group of priests and deacons in Osorno have complained to the apostolic nuncio for Chile about Bishop Juan Barros Madrid. The priests and deacons allege the bishop covered up for Read more