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Pope accepts resignations from bishops in sex abuse scandal

Папа Римский начал Pope accepts resignations from bishops in sex abuse scandal
Bennie Garza | 12 June, 2018, 20:57

An worldwide family rally the Catholic Church is hosting in Ireland will feature workshops on hot-button issues facing Catholic families, including protecting children from clergy sexual abuse, weathering divorce and ministering to lesbian and gay faithful.

Argentine-born Francis, whose decision was announced in a Vatican statement Monday, has said it must not happen again on his watch.

Barros has denied the allegations that he covered up the actions of Fernando Karadima, once one of Chile's most popular priests who prepared boys for the priesthood.

Karadima was suspended for life by the Vatican over the allegations of child molestation.

Martin, author of "Building a Bridge", about Catholic outreach to the LGBT community, has had several talks canceled in the United States in recent months because of pressure from conservative groups who oppose his call for the church to better accompany gay Catholics.

The other two bishops whose resignations were accepted had submitted them prior to the pope's summit after having reached the mandatory retirement age of 75.

A Vatican official said Monday's move represented a first step toward re-ordering the battered Roman Catholic Church in Chile and that the pope was still considering the positions of the other prelates.

The pope accepted Barros' resignation despite his earlier attempts to defend him.

All 34 of Chile's Roman Catholic Bishops offered their resignation to the pope last month.

In 2011, the Vatican sentenced Karadima, a powerful preacher close to Chile's elite, to a lifetime of penance and prayer for his sex crimes. The eight-page letter, according to CBC, graphically detailed sexual abuse at the hands of a priest, as well as the subsequent coverup by Chilean church authorities.

Francis had summoned Chile's church leaders to Rome after realising he had made "grave errors in judgment" about Barros, whom he had defended strongly during his troubled visit to Chile in January.

Under Pope Francis, a Vatican committee has been set up to fight sexual abuse and help victims.

An entire delegation of bishops deciding to resign is nearly unheard of in church history, Al Jazeera reported.

Acknowledging that the pope's program "is very tight", Martin added, "We will find a way in which the pope will be able to address the concerns of all of those people", he said. They questioned Barros' suitability to lead given he had been a top lieutenant of Chile's most notorious predator priest and had been accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

Those two investigators, Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Spanish Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu, are heading back to Chile on Tuesday to begin what the Vatican has said is a "healing" mission to Osorno.

President Sebastian Pinera, a practising Catholic, recently said he was saddened by the fact that the Church "is increasingly remote, not only from worshippers but from people in general".

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