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Head of Chilean Church’s Anti-Abuse Panel Resigns

The president of the Chilean Catholic Church’s Commission for the Prevention of Abuses has resigned after acknowledging he was slow to investigate allegations of misconduct in his diocese. The church’s Episcopal Conference announced Saturday it had accepted the resignation by Rancagua Bishop Alejandro Goic. He remains bishop of the diocese. Its statement says “difficulties that have occurred in the diocese he leads have made this determination necessary.” Fourteen priests in Goic’s...

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