Chile’s bishops call on Catholics to participate in drafting new constitution

Chile’s bishops call on Catholics to participate in drafting new constitution Chilean President Sebastián Piñera
After almost a year of civil unrest, interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Chileans overwhelmingly approved a bid to scrap the constitution written under the mandate of General Augusto Pinochet, a dictator who ruled the country until 1990. The Chilean conference of Catholic bishops called the referendum, where almost 80% of those who cast a vote…
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