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Police investigated complaints regarding alleged offences in Australia in the 1970s.
MONCTON, N.B. - A Roman Catholic diocese in New Brunswick should have notified police immediately when it heard last year that two priests were alleged to have sexually abused children, say two lawyer...
Last year, victims of priestly abuse represented by the U.S.-based Centre for Constitutional Rights made a formal complaint to the International Criminal Court, accusing the pope and three of his top prelates of crimes against humanity. And Ratzinger claims this is all a "mystery"?
Pope Benedict XVI told Irish Catholics on Sunday it is a "mystery" why priests and other church officials abused children entrusted in their care, undermining faith in the church "in an appalling way....