Central figure in Chile's priest abus...

Central figure in Chile's priest abuse scandal ousted by Pope

Jun 11, 2018 Read more: SFGate
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis accepted the resignations Monday of the bishop at the center of Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal and two other priests, beginning a purge of the Catholic Church in a country where it had been damaged by an avalanche of abuse and cover-up accusations. A Vatican statement said Francis had accepted the resignations of Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, Bishop Gonzalo Duarte of Valparaiso and Bishop Cristian Caro of Puerto Montt. Francis named a temporary leader for each diocese.

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