Amid Accusations of Abuse Cover-Up, Pope Accepts Resignation Of Top Cardinal In Chile

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of one of Chile‘s top cardinals, who is accused of covering up the sexual abuse of Catholic church members and discrediting victims. 77-year-old Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati was the archbishop of Santiago, Chile‘s most important archdiocese. Ezzati had submitted his resignation two years ago, but at that time Francis did … Read more

Chile’s Top Cardinal Sued for Cathedral Rape Cover-Up

Chile’s top Catholic prelate is being sued for covering up homosexual rape inside his cathedral. Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago, former head of the Chilean bishops’ conference, has been slapped with a half-million dollar lawsuit for concealing an assault by gay priest Fr. Tito Rivera. The complaint alleges that in 2015, Rivera drugged and raped 40-year-old Daniel Rojas, who … Read more