Pope Francis expresses 'pain, shame' over Chile sex abuse scandal

It is the first time he has commented on the crisis surrounding a former priest who was found guilty in 2011 of abusing teenage boys.

    In Chile, Pope Francis has expressed what he’s called his “pain and shame” over the country’s sexual abuse scandal.

    It is the first time he has commented on the crisis surrounding a former priest who was found guilty in 2011 of abusing teenage boys. The remarks came before he held an outdoor mass in the capital, Santiago.

    Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.

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