CATHOLIC CHURCH IN FRANCE RAISES €20 MILLION IN COMPENSATION FOR CHILD SEX ABUSE VICTIMS

Catholic dioceses in France have raised 20 million euros ($22.6 million) to compensate thousands of victims of historical child sexual abuse by clergy, the fund in charge of raising the money said Tuesday. © Valentine Chapuis, AFP Church officials have been under intense pressure to recognise and compensate victims after a landmark French inquiry confirmed widespread abuse of minors b...

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