Belgian panel asks church to compensate abuse victims

Belgian panel asks church to compensate abuse victims
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Belgian parliamentary inquiry asked the Catholic Church Wednesday to compensate people who were abused by priests as children.
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Belgian parliament backs report on church abuse
RAF CASERT Associated Press BRUSSELS Belgium’s parliament on Wednesday called for an independent arbitration committee to deal with years of child abuse by Roman Catholic clergy and possible compensation for victims. A special parliamentary committee unanimously approved a report, which also urges to extend the time for victims to come forward with their complaints to 15 years after adulthood …
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Exclusive: Bishop Of Camden Diocese Speaks About Church Sex Abuse Scandal
Bishop Joseph Galante spoke with Eyewitness News, making him the only church leader in the area to speak with the media since the latest grand jury report about priest sex abuse in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
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