Posts Tagged ‘Juan Carlos Cruz’

Chilean court rules archdiocese liable in covering up abuse Comments 0

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

A Chilean court has ruled the Archdiocese of Santiago prevented a thorough investigation into sexual abuses committed by a former priest, Fernando Karadima. Survivors believe they have won a major victory in their quest for justice as the original lawsuit they brought before the court was dismissed five years ago. However, new evidence obtained from Read more

Chilean bishops and Pope discussing reforms following scandal Comments 0

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Thirty Chilean bishops are in Rome to meet with Pope Francis. Francis summoned them to the Vatican last month. He wants to discuss short, medium and long-term reforms to the church. Francis has admitted he made “grave errors in judgment” about Bishop Juan Barros’s role in covering up sexual abuse perpetrated by Fr Fernando Karadima. Read more

Cardinals conspire to block abuse survivor appointment Comments 2

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Two Chilean prelates conspired to block a well-known sex abuse survivor from being named to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. Leaked emails from 2013 and 2014 between Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago and his predecessor Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz showtheir efforts to block the appointment of Juan Carlos Cruz. The cardinals feared Read more