More Chilean sex abuse victims speak up during pope summit

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More Chilean sex abuse victims speak up during pope summit

Juan Barros, Bishop of Osornos, smiles as he leaves the altar at the end of a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile. The pope’s remarks defending Barros during his January visit drew shock from Chileans and immediate rebuke from victims and advocates worldwide, prompting him to later send the Vatican’s sex crimes investigator to investigate Barros, who is accused of helping to cover up the sex crimes of pedophile priest Rev. Fernando Karadima.

More Chilean sex abuse victims speak up during pope summit

Juan Barros, Bishop of Osornos, smiles as he leaves the altar at the end of a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile. The pope’s remarks defending Barros during his January visit drew shock from Chileans and immediate rebuke from victims and advocates worldwide, prompting him to later send the Vatican’s sex crimes investigator to investigate Barros, who is accused of helping to cover up the sex crimes of pedophile priest Rev. Fernando Karadima.