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Pope accepts resignations of 2 more Chilean bishops (Vatican Press Office)

Catholic Culture Friday, 21 September 2018
In May, all 31 active Chilean bishops joined in a mass resignation; in June, Pope Francis accepted the resignations of four bishops. The Pontiff has now accepted the resignations of Bishop Carlos Pellegrín, 60, and Bishop Cristián Contreras, 71.
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That means a total of seven bishops in the country have stepped down this year during an investigation into widespread sexual abuse in the church.

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