Bishop Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid

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Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square March 14, 2018.

Pope Francis begins meetings with Chilean clerical abuse victims

Pope Francis begins his second set of meetings with victims of Fr. Fernando Karadima, a Chilean priest who committed sexual... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, March 14, 2018.

Pope to meet in June with Chilean clerical abuse victims

Pope Francis will meet for three days next month with victims of a Chilean priest who committed sexual abuse as... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Chilean bishops in the sacristy of the Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral, Jan. 16, 2018.

Analysis: Who misinformed Pope Francis about Bishop Barros?

On Wednesday, three Chilean survivors of clerical sexual abuse held a press conference to discuss recent conversations with Pope Francis... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, March 14, 2018.

Full text of Pope Francis' letter to Chilean bishops

In a letter addressed to Chile's bishops, Pope Francis admitted to making “serious mistakes” in handling the nation's massive sex... Read more

Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.

Archbishop Scicluna leaves hospital, continues abuse investigation in Chile

After a gallbladder surgery left him in the hospital for three days, Archbishop Charles Scicluna has been discharged, and will... Read more

Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.

Archbishop Scicluna hospitalized in Chile amid abuse investigation

Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, who is currently in Chile investigating allegations of abuse cover-up by a local bishop, was... Read more