Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (born 22 September 1915) is a Chilean Bishop of the Catholic Church. He was born in Paris, France.
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Piñera was ordained a priest on 5 April 1947. He worked for the Catholic Action. On 11 February 1958, Pope Pius XII appointed Piñera Carvallo auxiliary bishop of Talca. Later, he was appointed Bishop of Temuco (1960–1977) and Archbishop of La Serena (1983–1990). From 1983 until 1988, he was president of the Episcopal Conference of Chile. Piñera Carvallo attended the Second Vatican Council from 1962 until 1965. He is the paternal uncle of Sebastián Piñera, the president of Chile.
Vatican sex abuse investigation
On August 21, 2019, Chile's nuncio Ivo Scapolo announced that the Vatican had launched an investigation into claims that Piñera sexually abused at least one child 50 years prior.
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