Chilean court orders Catholic Church to pay damages over abuse: report

FILE PHOTO: James Hamilton and Juan Andres Murillo, victims of clerical sexual abuse in Chile, attend a court seeking compensation in civil case in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s Court of Appeal has ordered the office of Santiago’s Archbishop to pay $450 million pesos ($650,000) to three men who alleged they were sexually abused for decades by Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, a local newspaper reported on Sunday. Citing a copy of a leaked judgment, La Tercera said the three judges […]

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