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European Court of Human Right finds Ireland liable for sexual abuse in Catholic school

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:43 EDT
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The Legion of Christ, an influential Catholic congregation already at the centre of an abuse scandal involving its founder, on Friday said one of its priests had sexually abused a novice in the United States (AFP)
 
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The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday found Ireland liable for sexual abuse suffered by a girl at a Catholic-run state primary school in the 1970s. “The Court found that it was an inherent obligation of a Government to protect children from…



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