Pope Francis Defrocks Two Chilean Archbishop Bishops for Molesting Minors

The defrocking comes as the Church faces sexual abuse crises in Chile and a host of other countries, including the United States, Germany and Australia.

Pope Francis Defrocks Two Chilean Archbishop Bishops for Molesting Minors

VATICAN CITY  – Pope Francis has defrocked two Chilean bishops accused of molesting minors, as he tries to tackle the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandals around the world. The Vatican said on Saturday that Francisco José Cox Huneeus, 84, the former archbishop emeritus of La Serena, and Marco Antonio Órdenes Fernández, 53, who was archbishop […]