Pope accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of covering up abuse

Archbishop of Santiago, Ricardo Ezzati arrives to the prosecutor's building over allegations he covered-up sexual abuse of minors in Rancagua, Chile, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati as archbishop of Santiago, the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church in Chile, who has been caught up in the country’s sex abuse scandal. The decision to accept Ezzati’s resignation, announced in a Vatican statement on Saturday, comes at a time […]

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