SANTIAGO – The number of cases of sexual abuse within the catholic church in Chile is much greater than previously thought. The Public Prosecutor’s office made Friday known 119 cases to investigate, three times as much than a month ago.
Among the 167 persons against whom suspicions have arisen, the seven bishops, 96 priests. They would have trespassed to 178 victims, among whom 79 minors, or the bad practices with the mantle of love have covered. Justice gave no further details. In July it was still there 36 ongoing investigations and the number of concerned church leaders not mentioned.
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