When Pope Francis visited Chile in 2017 he received a lukewarm reception. Once one of the most Catholic countries in Latin America, perception of the church in Chile has been challenged by revelations of widespread sexual abuse dating back decades.
There are hundreds, possibly thousands of victims. And prosecutors say the cover-up of the abuse reaches the highest level of the Chilean church.
The Pope is now taking action against members of the clergy in Chile. And he even invited three abuse survivors to Rome to speak and give their advice.
Correspondent Joel Richards brings us their story from Santiago.
There are daily developments in this case in Chile. Despite the Pope’s intervention a poll claims more than 83 percent of Chileans think the local Catholic Church is dishonest.