The latest development — a high-profile verdict in a far-away country — cements the impression that Francis simply didn't "get it" when he first became pope in and began leading the church. Early missteps included associating with compromised cardinals and bishops and downplaying or dismissing rumors of abuse and cover-up. Francis finally came around in , when he publicly admitted he was wrong about a case in Chile, made amends, and laid the groundwork for the future by calling an abuse prevention summit next year. But damage to his moral authority on the issue has been done. Before his eyes were opened, Francis showed that he was a product of the very clerical culture he so often denounces, ever ready to take the word of the clerical class over victims.
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For about a decade I mostly slept with married women. Even now, nearly 20 years since the last time I did so, when I think of these affairs my mouth goes dry with excitement. The affairs began when I was A married woman who was a friend of my family started to take a great deal of interest in me. In retrospect, it is obvious that the woman was mentally ill. Back then, because I had very difficult parents who did not pay me much attention, her interest brought enormous relief.
It comprised most of modern-day Chile and southern parts of Argentina. Its capital was Santiago de Chile. In it declared itself independent, becoming the Republic of Chile. It had a number of Spanish governors over its long history and several kings.
As in many Latin American countries, the church in Chile has been losing followers to both evangelical faiths and increasing secularism. Always well dressed, the Rev. Fernando Karadima seemed an ideal priest among the elite in Santiago. But he had a dark side, sexually abusing dozens of minors over decades while church superiors either looked the other way or covered up for him.