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Pope accepts abuse resignation of Chile cardinal Ezzati: Vatican

Pope accepts abuse resignation of Chile cardinal Ezzati: Vatican
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Vatican City, Mar 23 (AFP) Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Chilean Cardinal Riccardo Ezzati, who had agreed to step down along with his country's bishops over sexual abuse cases and their cover-up, the Vatican said Saturday.

Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, Ricardo Ezzati, is the seventh senior Chilean church official to resign over a scandal which the pope insists must be remedied at all costs to try to repair the damage caused to the victims and the standing of the church. (AFP) RS


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