German Nuns Were Paid to "Drag" Children to Be Sexually Abused by Predatory Catholic Priests, Court Documents Allege
By Haven Orecchio-Egresitz
December 29, 2020
- German nuns aided in the abuse of children by priests in the 1960s and 1970s, according to recently released court documents.
- A victim testified that he was abused more than 1,000 times by clergy after nuns dragged him to the home of predators, Deutsche Welle reported.
- The victim alleged some of the nuns received money for acting like "pimps," Der Spiegel reported.
German nuns in the city of Speyer received money for luring children to predatory priests who sexually abused them, local media reported from recently released court documents.
One victim, Karl Haucke, filed a court case seeking compensation from the Catholic church and alleging more than 1,000 instances of abuse over the 10 years he lived at a now-shuttered children's home, Deutsche Welle reported.