June 18, 2024

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French clergy say 216,000 minors have been sexually abused since 1950

If we add the number of people who have been attacked by ordinary people (teachers, supervisors, youth movement executives …) who work in church institutions, the number of victims will reach 330,000, according to its president, Jean-Marc Chavez, who commissioned a commission on abuse in the church by disclosing the results of the Independents (CIASE).

These numbers are more than worrying, they are high and cannot be answered in any way., Said Mr. Souve.

Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, President of the Conference of Bishops of France, expressed in this context His shame, His fear And asked Sorry To the victims.

My wish today is to apologize and apologize to everyone, Announced to Mgr de Moulins-Beaufort Press. The voice of the victims It confuses us, their number overwhelms us, He added.

The President CIASE Sunday revealed the first disturbing data: the estimated number of carnivores 2900 to 3200, Men – priests or religious – between 1950 and 2020, a Minimum estimate.

a Difference system

As a result of two-and-a-half years of work, the commission report was publicly presented in Paris on Tuesday morning, in the presence of representatives of victims’ associations, to the French Episcopal and religious denominations and associations.

Finally, you have brought to the victims an institutional recognition of the full responsibility of the Church, which the bishops and pope have not been able to do to date., Opened in the preamble Francois Devax, co-founder of the Victims Association.

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System manipulation, M. Devaux, called for Council Vatican III.

For the Catholic Church, the conclusions of this report are the same An explosion, Assumed to be a member of the AFP CIASE, In anonymous state.

The CIASE Spoke for the victims Matrix of his work, According to Mr. Souve.

Jean-Marc Chavez, chairman of the Independent Commission on Sexual Harassment in the Church, presented his report to the media on Tuesday.


First open for 17 months, with a call to testimony, which collected 6,500 calls or contacts from victims or relatives, followed by 250 lengthy inquiries or research interviews.

She entered several archives from the church, the ministries of justice or the interior, the press.

After the diagnosis was made, the Commission listed several dozen recommendations in several areas: Listening to Victims, Prevention, Priests and Religious Training, Canon Law, Transformation of Church Administration …

She also supported the identification process after specific financial compensation for each victim.

Extreme indifference and improbable justice

Expressed by the Catholic Church There was extreme indifference until the early 2000s, and even brutality against the victims Pedocriminality, condemned by Mr. Souveni.

The facts are almost always prohibited, the perpetrators are dead, there is no possibility of resorting to justice. Canonical policies (church law) are long and not very transparent.

How does the church follow the report?

Bishop took action in the spring, promising not to repair, but a device Works The fund, which will be paid to victims from 2022, will not be unanimous among those called upon to co-operate in donations or among believers.

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The report was also examined by Pope Francis in Rome.

Created in late 2018, the CIASE Created with 22 members, volunteers, multidisciplinary skills. It was funded by the Episcopal and Religious Associations and Institutes to the tune of 3 3 million (approximately $ 4.5 million).

Pope Francis a Terrible reality

Ideas of Pope Francis.

Sovereign Pontiff suffered from “extreme drowsiness” after reading the CIASE report.

Photo: Associated Press / Tijiana Faby

Pope Francis expressed his opinion on Tuesday Extreme grief After publishing this damn report for the Church of France, he said Be aware of this horrible reality.

His thoughts first turn to the victims, with immense regret for their injuries and thanks for speaking boldly. They also resorted to the Church of France, so that they became aware of this horrible reality […] She can take the path of redemption, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni told reporters about the Pope’s response.

The Holy Father was informed that Sias had released the report when French bishops visited Ad Limina in recent days. And with pain he learned of the things in it, Said Mr. Bruni.

Through his prayers, the Pope entrusts the people of God, especially the victims, to the Lord in France so that He can comfort and comfort them, so that with justice, the miracle of healing.

A quote from:Matteo Bruni, Vatican spokesman

In the wake of the publication of this report, the French Episcopate expressed on Tuesday His shame, His fear And asked Sorry To the victims.

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