German Catholic Church ‘covered up’ cases of sexual abuse by clergy
23 March 2021 | 11:56 am
A system of "silence, secrecy and lack of oversight" led to a lack of compassion for the victims of sexual abuse by the clergy, a German cardinal has announced.
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