Pope Francis expels Chilean priest accused of child sex abuse
Sunday, 16 September 2018 Pope Francis on Saturday expelled a Chilean priest under investigation in a case involving the sexual abuse of children, according to a report by local media on Saturday, amid a growing global abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church.
Some of the highest ranking Catholic leaders from the U.S. met with Pope Francis to discuss the priest sex abuse crisis that has rocked the church. The U.S. bishops said Pope Francis "listened deeply from the heart" in their discussions but they offered few details and no "next steps."
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