Chile: Protests decry Pope's choice of bishop accused of sexual abuse cover ups

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A crowd of protesters demonstrated outside Santiago's O'Higgins Park, on Monday, against the Pope's 2015 appointment of Rev. Juan Barros as bishop in Osorno despite being accused of covering up sexual abuse case.

The protest was organised by the laypeople of Osorno. One member Rosa Del Rio stressed, "For three years we have been asking for the resignation of Bishop Juan Barros Madrid who hid Bishop Karadima sexual abuse that occurred in the church of El Bosque."

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