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An October report estimated that 216,000 children have been abused by French clergy since 1950.
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A damming report last month estimated that around 330,000 children were sexually abused over 70 years by priests or other church-related figures.
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"It is also my shame, our shame, my shame, for the incapacity of the church for too long to put them [victims] at the centre of its concerns."
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An independent commission has heard evidence from thousands of people since being set up in 2018 in response to a large number of historic sexual abuse claims.
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A German court has sentenced five people involved in a child sex abuse ring to between 10 and 14 years in prison.
Czech documentary film highlights the scale of online grooming
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Emmanuel Macron promises crackdown on incest following online campaign
The French president told victims they would "never be alone again" as he responded to an online conversation that went viral when social media users shared their traumatic stories of childhood incest.
French surgeon jailed for 15 years for abusing hundreds of children
In what could be France's largest ever paedophilia case, surgeon Joel Le Scouarnec has been sentenced after being accused of sexually abusing hundreds of children.
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French doctor accused of abusing 349 children faces trial
The surgeon had allegedly kept detailed notebooks, in which he wrote comments about each of the sexually violent acts inflicted on children between 1989 and 2017.
French cardinal to offer his resignation again to Pope Francis
A French appeal court has acquitted Cardinal Barbarin of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. But the plaintiffs are challenging the ruling.
Priests in rehab: how the Vatican tries to 'cure' child abusers
An estimated 24 recovery centres for clergymen operate in Italy. Euronews reports on their methods and the controversies surrounding them.
French writer investigated for child rape after alleged victim's book
The Paris prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary investigation into child rape against French writer Gabriel Matzneff.
Surgeon accused of abusing hundreds in French paedophilia case
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The recent release of the independent movie ‘Tell No One,’ which uncovered cases of sexual abuse by priests, will in time fundamentally change Polish society for the better.
German couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web
The couple were found guilty of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography between May 2015 and August 2017.
Romanian government split over police paedophilia scandal
Prime Minister and Interior Minister pull different ways as official attitudes to sex abuse come under the spotlight and are criticised as inadequate.
Australia: paedophiles' 'passports confiscated'
Under new laws, child sex offenders are no longer able to travel freely out of Australia.
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