Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

Monsignor Charles Scicluna, the Vatican’s top sex crimes expert, meets journalists in Rome. The Vatican said Tuesday that Maltese Bishop Scicluna would travel to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.
Osornos Bishop Juan Barros smiles as he leaves the altar after Mass was celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, on Thursday. The Vatican said Tuesday that Maltese Bishop Charles Scicluna, the Vatican’s most respected sex crimes expert, would travel to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.

Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

Monsignor Charles Scicluna, the Vatican’s top sex crimes expert, meets journalists in Rome. The Vatican said Tuesday that Maltese Bishop Scicluna would travel to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.
Osornos Bishop Juan Barros smiles as he leaves the altar after Mass was celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, on Thursday. The Vatican said Tuesday that Maltese Bishop Charles Scicluna, the Vatican’s most respected sex crimes expert, would travel to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.
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