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# abuse scandal

This year
Independent commission finds Catholic clergy in Portugal abused nearly 5,000 children since 1950
The Portuguese inquiry, commissioned by the Church, published its findings after hearing from more than 500 victims last year.
Last year
'Crying need' for atonement over Church abuse, says Archbishop of Armagh
Eamon Martin was speaking at a graduation in Maynooth University.
All time
Churches set ablaze as nearly 200 unmarked graves found at Canada indigenous school
The Catholic Church operated the school on behalf of the federal government from 1912 until the early 1970s.
US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students
The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.
Chelsea apologise 'profusely' to Johnson over abuse
Around 350 people have told British police they were victims of abuse by football coaches in a mounting scandal that has rocked the sport.
FA chief labels abuse scandal as English football's greatest crisis in recent memory
The association has launched its own internal review.
Foster care case: 'These are allegations of rape using implements and horrific sexual abuse'
Tony O’Brien is in front of the Public Accounts Committee today to answer questions about abuse in a foster home in Waterford.
At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother
George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.
Scandal-hit Penn State chiefs fire legendary coach Joe Paterno as students riot on campus
Most successful college football coach in the US loses job as child sex abuse scandal rumbles on.