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Chilean bishops warn new constitution places religious freedom at risk

Jul 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

The constitution’s text will be approved or rejected Sept. 4 in a plebiscite in which all Chileans will participate. Read more

Fernando Karadima

Fernando Karadima, former priest whose sex abuse scandal rocked Chile, dead at 90

Jul 26, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Fernando Karadima, an influential former priest in Chile whose sexual abuse of minors prompted major questions about episcopal cover-ups, has... Read more

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, former archbishop of Santiago de Chile.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of cover-up

Mar 23, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Saturday accepted the resignation of the Archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, who has faced... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience Jan. 31, 2018.

Francis continues to watch abuse response in Chile, Vatican says

Aug 11, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis held a meeting on the abuse scandal in Chile and will continue to follow the actions of the... Read more