Some of the abuse is filmed to use as ransom to the victims' families.
The report is part of an investigation into widespread abuse of children by the clergy in countries such as Chile, the US, Australia, and Ireland, which has shaken the Catholic Church.
A French court convicted him on Thursday of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese in the 1980s and early 1990s, by a priest who is due to go on trial later this year.
Nearly 200 church leaders gathered this weekend to address the abuse crisis.
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Some 200 senior Church officials were convened by Pope Francis to confront what he has called the scourge of sexual abuse by the clergy.
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Here are the top stories from across Europe this morning.
The Vatican is holding a four-day summit called by Pope Francis to tackle the Catholic Church's long-standing crisis.
In a visit to Panama Cathedral, he made reference to the global sexual abuse crisis at a mass for priests and nuns.
The Boston Globe's Spotlight team including Mike Rezendes, exposed a horrific sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, a story retold in award-winning movie "Spotlight". Rezendes spoke with Euronews' Ricardo Figueira about the trial of the Philippe Barbarin and the ongoing abuse scandal.
The Archbishop of Lyon, Philippe Barbarin, Monday stands trial on charges of failing to report abuse by a priest in his diocese. He's accused of knowing about the sexual abuse by Father Bernard Preynat long before it became public knowledge.
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Toys placed outside Colombian Congress to protest child abuse
One of them, who was abused at a summer camp in 1993, said they had not yet reconciled themselves to what had happened.
Fifteen young Brazilian transsexuals in the southeastern city of Murcia have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring, which forced them into prostitution through physical abuse and threats of black magic.
Moroccan women condemn "the culture of rape and impunity".
A standing ovation for Congolese Nobel Peace Prize-winner Denis Mukwege who treats war rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by so called Islamic State, also won the prestigious award
Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as they happen this morning.
On a trip to Sicily to honour a priest murdered by the mafia the Pope tells followers that if they do not trust a priest they should confront him and tell him why
It comes as the Pope was meeting with American Catholic Church leaders to discuss the fallout from the scandal and demands from an archbishop that the pontiff should step down
The Pope has begged for God’s forgiveness for the “open wound” of church abuse in Ireland as he called for “firm and decisive” action to secure “truth and justice”.
Pope Francis is in Ireland since the last papal visit 39 years ago and beset by the kind of abuse scandals that have mired the Catholic Church in crisis again.
Scotland's former First Minister, Alex Salmond, described allegations of sexual misconduct as "patently ridiculous" and announced he is taking the Scottish government to court over its complaints procedure.