Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS
Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS

Catholic churches burn in Chile as Pope Francis attempts damage control over sex abuse scandals

One of many Chilean opponents to child abuse in the church said that people are fleeing because ‘the pastors are eating the flock’

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Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS
Pope Francis leads a mass at the O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. On Tuesday he begged forgiveness for the Catholic Chuch’s child sexual abuse scandals. The country is in turmoil as protesters object to the church covering up the story. Osservatore Romano/Handout via REUTERS
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