Pope Francis tells alleged sex abuse victims they committed slander

Pope Francis traveled to Chile this week in a trip promoted as a way to bring healing to victims of alleged pedophile priests in the country. The pope offered apologies to the victims, but he also said some of them committed slander by accusing a bishop of trying to cover up alleged sexual abuse by the Rev. Fernando Karadima, USA Today reports.

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During the trip, Francis spoke publicly about the need for healing, and he met in private with victims of alleged sexual abuse by...

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