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Pope apologizes to sex abuse victims, defends accused Chilean bishop

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PERU -- Pope Francis apologized to victims of clergy sex abuse, saying he unknowingly wounded them by...

Pope praises ‘Land of Dreams’ at final Mass in Chile

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Christians must be aware of the injustices and exploitation suffered by migrants and those seeking a better life for themselves and...

Pope officiates at impromptu wedding aboard flight in Chile

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO IQUIQUE, Chile -- Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony...

Pope to Mapuche: No culture better than another

Catholic News Service TEMUCO, Chile -- Celebrating Mass in a land steeped in indigenous history and culture, Pope Francis said the greatest threat facing humanity...

Sea of humanity greets pope at Mass in Santiago

Catholic News Service SANTIAGO, Chile -- The beatitudes are not cheap words for those who think they know it all yet do not commit to...

Pope seeks forgiveness in Chile for ‘irreparable damage’

SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) -- Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests. Addressing government...

Pope praises Peru, Chile for serving those ‘discarded by society’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Less than a week before embarking on a seven-day visit to South America, Pope Francis said he would go...

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