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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese

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A report released Monday found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020. The study, commissioned by the diocese in western Germany, was carried out over 2 years by a team from the University ofMuenster. In January, a report faulted the handling of abuse cases by a string of church officials past and present, including retired Pope Benedict XVI.
2 months ago·Berlin, Germany

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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese

A report has found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020, adding to findings from other dioceses that have shaken the church in the country

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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese

A report released Monday found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020, adding to findings from other dioceses that have shaken the church in the country.

2 months ago·United States
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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese

A report has found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020, adding to findings from other dioceses that have shaken the church in the country.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese - Local News 8

BERLIN (AP) — A report has found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020, adding to findings from other dioceses that have shaken the church in the country. The study, commissioned by the diocese in western Germany and carried out over 2½ years by a team from the University of Muenster, pointed to a “massive leadership failure” during the tenures of the diocese’s bishops b…

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Report finds 196 clerics abused minors in German diocese

A report released Monday found that at least 196 clerics in the German Catholic diocese of Muenster sexually abused minors between 1945 and 2020, adding to findings from other dioceses that have shaken the church in the country.

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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The Globe & Mail

At least 196 clerics in German Catholic diocese abused minors between 1945 and 2020, report finds

The study pointed to a ‘massive leadership failure’ during the tenures of the German diocese’s bishops between 1947 and 2008, with officials covering up scandals or making only superficial interventions

2 months ago·Canada
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