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Chile's bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

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In a leaked document, the pope blamed the Chilean church hierarchy for 'grave defects' in handling sex abuse cases.
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The Latest: Chile's bishops offer to resign over scandal

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VATICAN CITY - The Latest on a sex abuse and coverup scandal involving the Catholic Church in Chile :
1 p.m.
All of Chile's bishops have offered to resign over a sex abuse and coverup scandal, in what is one of the biggest shake-ups ever in the Catholic Church's long-running abuse saga.
At the end of an emergency summit with Pope Francis, 31 active bishops said they had signed a document offering to resign and that they were putting their fate in the hands of the pope.
The mass resignation marks the first time in history that an entire bishops conference had offered to step down en masse...
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The Latest: Chile's bishops offer to resign over scandal

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All of Chile's bishops have offered to resign over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal
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