Chile

  • 3 church sex abuse survivors to meet with Pope

    (CNN)After apologizing for “grave errors” in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis will be welcoming three survivors to the Vatican in two weeks, according to survivor Juan Carlos Cruz. Cruz says the Vatican reached out to him last Saturday, inviting the three Chileans to be...
  • Vatican: Pope Chile letter a “spiritual state of emergency”

    VATICAN CITY –  The Vatican says Pope Francis’ apology to Chilean sex abuse victims and request that the country’s bishops come to Rome to figure out reforms amounts to a “spiritual state of emergency” declaration for the Chilean church. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Vatican spokesman...
  • Church expert: #Metoo, Chile bishop scandal a wake-up call

    VATICAN CITY –  The head of the Catholic Church’s leading academic center on preventing priestly sexual abuse says the #MeToo movement and the recent controversy over a Chilean bishop show the need for a broader understanding of and response to “the abuse of power and conscience.” The Rev. Hans...
  • The Pope married two flight attendants in an impromptu midair wedding

    • Pope Francis married two flight attendants on a papal flight from Santiago to Iquique, Chile on January 18. • Carlo Ciuffardi Elorriga and Paula Podest Ruiz had a civil marriage already. • But they missed the religious service because of an earthquake in 2010. • A video of...
  • Mike Tyson denied entrance into Chile ordered back to USA!

    Mike Tyson got KO’d in Chile — authorities there denied him entry and ordered him back to the U.S. of A. Authorities say the former heavyweight boxing champ didn’t meet the requirements for entry Thursday because of his rap sheet. The country’s equivalent of the FBI posted this pic showing...
  • BREAKING: Chile legalizes abortion!

    CHILE, August 21, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – In a 6-4 vote today, Chile’s high court upheld a law legalizing abortion in cases of rape, danger to the mother’s life, and fetal disability. Chile, known internationally for its strong pro-life laws, has been debating legalizing abortion. Its Parliament passed the bill...