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Pope regrets word choice on abuse in Chile, but stands by contested bishop

Tuesday 23 January 2018

Inés San Martín, Crux Now

Returning to Rome from a sometimes contentious six-day trip to Latin America, Pope Francis said he regretted the language he used along the way regarding sexual abuse victims who have accused a Chilean bishop of covering up their abuse, but did not back down from his support for that bishop.
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