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Archbishop Fernández admits mistakes handling priest sexual abuse case

Thursday, July 13th, 2023
Fernández admits mistakes

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández publicly acknowledged on Sunday that he made mistakes in handling a case involving a priest accused of sexually abusing minors in 2019. Archbishop Fernández (pictured) has been accused by critics of attempting to protect the priest. Fernández has vehemently denied the allegations. However, in an interview after conducting Mass in La Read more

Former Argentine bishop close to Francis sentenced in abuse case

Thursday, March 10th, 2022
bishop sentenced in abuse case

A court in Argentina has sentenced a Catholic bishop, well known to Pope Francis, to a jail term in an abuse case involving two young seminarians. Gustavo Zanchetta, former bishop of Orán in Argentina, was detained immediately and is now serving four and a half years in prison. Zanchetta denied all charges in the criminal Read more

Bishop accused of sex abuse lives at Pope’s Vatican hotel

Monday, November 25th, 2019

An Argentine bishop wanted for alleged sex abuse offences has been living at the Vatican’s Domus Santa Marta. This is the same hotel where Pope Francis lives. Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta is accused of sexually abusing two seminarians. The seminarians also say he mismanaged the diocese’s finances and abused his power. The bishop was criminally charged Read more