Bishop Barros – the story so far | The Catholic Herald

by Nicole Winfield | AP posted Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018 Bishop Juan Barros attends his first Mass at the Cathedral of St Matthew in Osorno with protestors gathered in the pews (CNS) Here’s what you need to know about the Bishop Barros affair Pope Francis’s appointment of Bishop Juan Barros to head the small diocese of Osorno, Chile encountered opposition when it was announced three years ago and has contributed to a credibility crisis for Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Prompts Outrage With Accusations Against Clerical Sex Abuse Victims | One Peter Five

Steve Skojec January 19, 2018 103 Comments Image: Yahoo Video (Screengrab) In stunning new comments made during his visit to South America this week, Pope Francis has attacked the credibility of victims of notorious clerical sexual abuser Fr. Fernando Karadima. The pope accused abuse victims of “calumny” for their allegations that Bishop Juan Barros, a Karadima protege, knew about the abuse, or even that he watched as it took place. “There is not one shred Continue Reading →

The Remnant Newspaper – Vatican Watch…So Much for Pope’s Child Protection Commission

Written by  Elizabeth Yore “It is the Argentine attitude: Suppress and ignore”  V.S.Naipaul, The Return of Eva Peron In the summer of 2011, the Puyehue Volcano near the Chilean city of Osorno, erupted sending a cloud of ash billowing into the Chilean skies and blanketing the farmlands with cinders. Perhaps Mother Nature was prescient, anticipating the upcoming volcanic reaction by Osorno Catholics to the appointment of the much despised and discredited Bishop Juan Barros by Continue Reading →