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French Catholic Church says it will compensate sex abuse victims


by Noah Garfinkel

November 8, 2021

France’s Catholic Church announced on Monday it would financially compensate those who were sexually abused by French clergy and other church officials.

Driving the news: The decision comes a month after an independent commission, established at the request of the Catholic Church, released a report that found more than 200,000 minors have been sexually abused by Catholic clergy members in France since 1950.

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