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Pope defrocks Chilean bishops amid sex abuse scandal

October 22, 2018 Pooja Paidipalli 0

Pope Francis expelled two retired Chilean bishops from the priesthood amidst claims that they committed sexual abuse against minors. The Vatican released a statement claiming that the pope made the decision — the harshest available in church law — on Oct. 11, according to The New York Times. […]