Chile’s Santiago Archbishop says regrets ‘tension’ in the Church

FILE PHOTO: Archbishop of Santiago, Ricardo Ezzati arrives at a meeting of the Chile's Episcopal Conference in Punta de Tralca, Chile August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

(Reuters) – Chile’s most senior cleric has apologized for the “tension” affecting the country’s Roman Catholic Church after five bishops resigned in a sexual abuse scandal that has prompted a major civil investigation. Ricardo Ezzati, the Archbishop of Santiago, told colleagues at an internal church event on Tuesday that the Catholic church was facing a […]

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