Fernando Karadima http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/66445/all en Sex abuse suit filed against Catholic church in Chile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130903/sex-abuse-suit-filed-against-catholic-church-chile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Three men charge popular priest Fernando Karadima of abusing them as boys. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Three men allegedly abused as boys by prominent priest Fernando Karadima in the 1980s filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Chilean Catholic Church.</p> <p>In the 450 million peso ($900,000) suit, Juan Carlos Cruz, James Hamilton and Jose Andres Murillo accuse the church of negligence for initially ignoring their complaints about the priest.</p> <p>&quot;We really want to establish the responsibility of the church,&quot; Cruz said.</p> <p>The compensation, if granted, would be donated to charity.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130903/sex-abuse-suit-filed-against-catholic-church-chile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child sexual abuse Fernando Karadima Pedophilia Religion and children AFP Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:02:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5923604 at http://www.globalpost.com