Linares, Chile, Jun 8, 2018 / 13:22 pm
The Diocese of Linares confirmed Wednesday the receipt of a complaint of alleged sexual abuse by Fr. Germán Cáceres Fuentes.
The diocese explained in a June 6 statement that a preliminary investigation has begun and Fr. Cáceres has been removed from ministry until the decision of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is obtained.
It was also determined that the priest has the obligation to remain in the diocese and be available when required "within the next 48 hours for any proceedings" of the investigation.
They also requested the "cooperation of everyone who could contribute pertinent or relevant information in this investigation."