German Bishops Announce Measures to Tackle Abuse Problem

By Delphine Nerbollier
La Croix
October 1, 2018

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, president of the German Episcopal Conference. (Photo by Arne Dedert/AFP)Following their General Assembly, Germany’s Catholic bishops have presented a seven point plan to tackle sex abuse within church institutions.The bishops also published their initial response to the publication early last week of an independent report that cited 3,677 children and adolescent victims of abuse by 1,670 clerics since World War II.The German Episcopal Conference on Sept. 27 announced plans to launch “an introspection prospect” in the nation’s 27 dioceses.Although the method and framework of the project is yet to... You may access this artic








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