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Chile's Catholic Church in crisis over child sex abuse

Clip: 06/15/2018 | 9m 6s Video has closed captioning.

Pope Francis announced this week he would accept the resignation of three Chilean bishops, in an ongoing scandal that has grown into a national crisis. Nearly 80 Catholic clergy across the country have been accused of sexually abusing minors over decades, and more have been implicated in the coverup. Jeffrey Brown reports from Santiago, Chile.

Aired: 06/15/18

Rating: NR

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