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Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved - BBC News

An inquiry examining institutional sex abuse in Australia has heard 7% of the nation's Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010. In one religious order, over 40% of church figures were accused of abuse. Over 4,440 people claim ...and more »

Seven percent of Australian Catholic priests accused of abuse -

Seven percent of priests in Australia's Catholic Church were accused of sexually abusing children over the past several decades, a lawyer said on Monday as officials investigating institutional abuse across Australia revealed for the first time the ...and more »

4444 victims: extent of abuse in Catholic church in Australia revealed - The Guardian

Seven per cent of Australia's Catholic priests were accused of abusing children in the six decades since 1950, according to new data from the royal commission. On Monday the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse released ...and more »

'Shocking' scale of Catholic Church sex crimes revealed -

About seven percent of Catholic priests in Australia were accused of sexually abusing children between 1950 and 2010, but few allegations were investigated, an inquiry in Sydney has heard. The scathing figures, released as hearings began on Monday over ...and more »

Shocking church data finds SEVEN per cent of all Catholic priests are accused paedophiles - and in some orders the ... - Daily Mail

World-first data from the Catholic church has revealed seven per cent of priests are accused child sex abusers. The shocking figures coincide with the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse's 15th and final public hearing ...and more »

Australia reveals over 4000 alleged incidents of abuse by Catholic priests - Deutsche Welle

An inquiry in Sydney has found that one in 14 priests was accused of sexual misconduct between 1950 and 2010. The panel discovered a pattern of victim intimidation and cover-ups. Symbolbild Kirche Sexueller Missbrauch (picture-alliance/dpa). On Monday ...and more »

Royal commission into child sexual abuse: 1880 alleged perpetrators identified in Catholic Church - ABC Online

More than 20 per cent of the members of some Catholic religious orders — including Marist Brothers and Christian Brothers — were allegedly involved in child sexual abuse, a royal commission hearing in Sydney has been told. Nearly 2,000 Catholic ...and more »

4444 allegations of clerical sex abuse in Australia's Catholic institutions - Irish Times

An inquiry into child sexual abuse in Australia has heard that more than 40 per cent of the St John of God Brothers Catholic order is believed to have abused children, with 22 per cent of Christian Brothers and 20 per cent of Marist Brothers also ...and more »

Australian Catholic Church's Response to Child Sex Abuse Was 'Massive Failure,' Inquiry Is Told - Wall Street Journal

CANBERRA, Australia—A judicial inquiry investigating decades of alleged child abuse by Australia's Catholic Church has been told that up to 7% of priests may have been pedophiles, with a representative of the church describing the scale of the ill ...and more »

Australia: 7% of Catholic priests abused children, commission finds - CNN

(CNN) After years of investigations and hearings, the sheer scale of child sexual abuse within the Australian Catholic Church has been revealed. Between 1950 and 2015, 7% of Australian priests were accused of abusing children, according to the Royal ...and more »