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The Pope met with 30 prelates from Chile and reportedly expressed a desire to visit their country

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The priests asked for pardon over its handling of clerical abuse

The Archbishop of Paraiba said he made the mistake of being too trusting

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

Under new procedures, Vatican will launch an investigation when there is ‘serious evidence’ of negligence

Fr Virgilio Elizondo, professor at the University of Notre Dame, was found dead in his home

Fr Lombardi says the cardinal gave a ‘lucid’ picture of errors committed by the Church over clerical abuse

The cardinal said any resignation would be taken as an admission of guilt

The cardinal met a group of survivors this morning after four days of questioning by an Australian royal commission