(RNS) — Popes are not supposed to make mistakes. But Francis from the beginning of his papacy has admitted that he is a sinner like every other Christian.
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(RNS) — The fundamental problem is that the church has no process for judging bishops that is transparent and has legitimacy with the public.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show 'proof' to be believed, saying he realized it was a 'slap in the face' to victims that he never intended.
TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — The Argentine pope is particularly attuned to indigenous issues and hopes to use his weeklong trip to Chile and Peru to put the issue on the global agenda.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — His meeting with abuse survivors and comments in his first speech of the day were what many Chileans, incensed by years of abuse scandal and cover-up, were waiting for.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — He opened his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A confidential 2015 letter from Francis details the behind-the-scenes maneuvering by the Vatican and Chile's bishops to deal with the prelates connected to the disgraced Rev. Fernando Karadima.