Pope 'shamed' by church's failures over child abuse in France
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
"I would like to express to the victims my sadness and pain for the trauma that they suffered. 1
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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