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Study cites 3,677 Germany church sex abuse victims

In this April 8, 2010 file photo a cross sits on top of a church in Berlin, Germany. A leading German magazine says a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany details 3,677 abuses cases by Catholic clergy between 1946 and 2014. Spiegel Online wrote Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 the report it obtained — commissioned by the German Bishops Conference and researched by three universities — concludes that more than half of the victims were 13 or younger and most were boys. (AP Photo

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 13, 2018, on page 10.

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