Pope Francis has demoted two cardinals over sexual abuse allegations, the BBC reviews.
The Vatican was mentioned to have recognized the Cardinals as: Australia’s George Pell and Chile’s Francisco Javier Errazuriz, had been faraway from the Pope’s interior circle and can not sit on the Council of Cardinals, arrange by the pope as a world advisory physique.
Each demoted cardinals had been absent from the final assembly of the group in September.
A spokesperson mentioned the Pope wrote to them each in October to thank them.
Cardinal George Pell, who stays the Vatican treasurer, faces trial on sexual abuse prices in Australia. He strenuously denies the accusations.
Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, from Chile, has additionally been accused of masking up alleged baby abuse whereas serving as Archbishop of Santiago.
He, nonetheless, denied the accusations.