Chilean prosecutors probing 36 claims of Catholic Church sex abuse

A Roman Catholic faithful prays during Mass at Santiago Cathedral in Santiago, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

The Chilean civil authorities are investigating 36 accusations of sexual abuse against bishops, clerics and lay workers in the Roman Catholic Church, the national prosecutor’s office said on Monday. The investigations are among 144 reports of sexual abuse implicating 158 Church workers made since 2000, it added in a statement. The figures were released at […]

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