Ex-Catholic bishop named suspect in alleged Chilean abuse cover-ups

Bishop Juan Barros attends his first religious service as citizens (not pictured) protest against him at the Osorno cathedral, Chile, March 21, 2015. Picture taken March 21, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Gutierrez

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A former Chilean bishop staunchly defended by Pope Francis after being accused of helping to conceal sexual abuse has been named a suspect in two criminal investigations into alleged cover-ups, a prosecutor and another legal source said on Friday. Juan Barros, whose resignation as bishop of Osorno was accepted by the Pope […]

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