Over 400 Catholic Clergy Abused Nearly 2000 Children, Illinois Attorney General Reveals In New Report

Posted on AllSides May 23rd, 2023
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• A new report by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul found that almost 2,000 children had been abused by over 400 Catholic clergymen since 1950. • Abuse survivors said that they suffered from mild to severe mental health problems, addiction, alcoholism, economic repercussions and suicidality, according to the report. • “As explained in the recommendations section of this report, more work remains, but this investigation resulted in significant steps forward in the dioceses’ policies relating to investigations, disclosure and transparency, and survivor care and communications,” Raoul said in a statement....

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