Fr. Fernando Karadima

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Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago.

Chilean court denies media report of verdict in Karadima lawsuit

Oct 22, 2018

The president of an appeals court in Chile has denied reports that the court will order the Archdiocese of Santiago... Read more

Chilean civil court could get access to Vatican documents on Karadima case

Sep 10, 2018

The Archdiocese of Santiago in Chile has requested that the country’s Court of Appeals send an “exhorto” or judicial request,... Read more

Fathers Eugenio de la Fuente Lora, Alejandro Vial Amunátegui, and Francisco Javier Astaburuaga Ossa speak at a press conference in Santiago de Chile, May 23, 2018.

Clerical abuse arose from misuse of authority, Chilean priest says

May 23, 2018

By Elise Harris

One of the Chilean priests affected by the abuses of Fr. Fernando Karadima who will meet with Pope Francis in... Read more

Pope Francis with Chilean bishops, May 17, 2018.

Pope to Chilean bishops: Serve Christ in victims of abuse

May 17, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis thanked Chile's bishops for their “frank” dialogue during a 3-day Vatican meeting on the Chilean abuse scandals, and... Read more

Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.

Archbishop Scicluna leaves hospital, continues abuse investigation in Chile

Feb 23, 2018

By Elise Harris

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

Feb 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

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