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Officials of the Archdiocese of Santiago meet with representatives of Chile's Jewish community in Santiago, May 28, 2019.

Chilean bishop-elect apologizes to Jewish community for polemical statements

Fr. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázaval Errazuriz, who was appointed auxiliary bishop of Santiago this month, has apologized to the Jewish community... Read more

The Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral in Santiago, Chile.

Chilean archdiocese: court judgement for sex abuse victims a step toward reform

The Santiago archdiocese has accepted a court ruling that the Catholic Church in Chile must compensate victims of former priest... Read more

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, then-Archbishop of Santiago de Chile, in St. Peter's Square, Feb. 22, 2014.

Cardinal Ezzati leaves Santiago with 'head held high'

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, whose resignation as Archbishop of Santiago was accepted Saturday, said he is leaving office “very grateful”... Read more

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago de Chile in St. Peter's Square, Feb. 22, 2014.

Chilean cardinal addresses case of sex abuse in Santiago cathedral

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago on Thursday denied knowing and giving  money to the complainant in a rape case... Read more

The Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral in Santiago, Chile.

Santiago archdiocese comments on priest sentenced for sex abuse

The Archdiocese of Santiago commented Tuesday on the case of Father Tito Rigoberto Rivera Muñoz, who was found guilty in... Read more

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Santiago archdiocese sends investigation of priest to CDF

The Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile reported Tuesday it has sent to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith... Read more

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Karadima victims file complaint against Cardinal Errázuriz

Three victims of former Chilean priest Fernando Karadima filed a complaint last week against Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, accusing... Read more

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Santiago archdiocese creates lay-led commission to address abuse cases

Amid the crisis facing the Church in Chile regarding sexual and other forms of abuse, the Archdiocese of Santiago has... Read more