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Pope 'shamed' by church's failures over child abuse in France
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A landmark report on Tuesday found that at least 330,000 children were sexually abused by clergy and lay members of church institutions in France over the past 70 years. 1
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"I would like to express to the victims my sadness and pain for the trauma that they suffered. 1
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When considering lay members of the church, such as teachers at Catholic schools, the figure rose to at least 330,000. 1
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France and Israel hold 'secret' talks to defuse phone spyware row
A top adviser to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, has met with his Israeli counterpart to discuss the alleged targeting of French ministers by a client of NSO Group, the Israeli spyware maker.
England World Cup winner George Cohen turns 82 - Friday's sporting social
Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.
Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from October 22.
Patrice Evra alleges he was sexually abused by teacher as a teenager
Former France and Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has alleged he was sexually abused by a school teacher when he was a teenager.
Far-right French politician Zemmour moves ahead in presidential polls
A new poll has put far-right TV pundit Eric Zemmour ahead of Marine Le Pen to reach the second round of next year's French presidential election in April.
Jimmy Greaves remembered as funny and generous family man at funeral
Family friends and former team-mates paid a fond farewell to football great Jimmy Greaves at his funeral today.
France gives low-paid 100 handout to curb rising discontent
France has announced a €100 (£85) handout for people on low to middle incomes and promised to freeze petrol prices to try to contain growing anger over record fuel prices and an increase in living costs.
A jab in each arm: France vaccinates against flu and COVID
Worried that the flu and COVID-19 could trigger a winter-time double-whammy of new infections and deaths, France is forging ahead with a nationwide vaccination and booster-shot program against both diseases, offering simultaneous jabs to millions of at-risk people.
France hails victory as Facebook agrees to pay newspapers for content
France has hailed a victory in its long-running quest for fairer action from tech companies after Facebook reached an agreement with a group of national and regional newspapers to pay for content shared by its users.
EU summit to load pressure on Poland over rule of law
European Union leaders will pressure a defiant Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday to fall back into line on recognizing that EU law trumps national decision-making, hoping that dialogue will stave off a fundamental crisis in the bloc.