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Three men held for five months over a shocking underage sex abuse scandal in Argentine football have been released.
The lawyer urged that the time had come to take action against the constant abuse so that incidents in shelter homes of Muzaffarpur and Deoria can be stopped.
According to the study, 1,670 clergymen in Germany committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors between 1946 and 2014, Spiegel Online reported. Most of the victims were boys.
The Childline Foundation recently reported that one-third of the calls received by it were "silent or muted".
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former Vatican envoy to Washington had accused Pope Francis of ignoring sexual abuse allegations against prominent US cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Argento has reportedly made a $380,000 settlement with actor Jimmy Bennett, the accuser who claimed that in 2013, the "XXX" actor assaulted him just after he turned 17.
Church officials have stressed that many of the allegations in the nearly 900-page clergy abuse report made public last week go back decades, and that changes have been made.
Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in any effort to root out abuse and cover-up.
74-year-old Australian man with terminal cancer who suffered sex abuse 50 years ago settles with Catholic order
The Catholic Church estimates it alone will be liable for about 1 billion Australian dollar in compensation.
Most of the victims were boys and many were pre-pubescent, some manipulated with alcohol or pornography.
Even kids below the age of five were not spared
Approaching the police is also not a favoured option — 9 out of 10 female respondents said they would rather not.
Last week, Chilean prosecutors said they were investigating 158 members of the church, both priests and lay people.
The in-camera trial in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl by a priest , at Kottiyur, began before the Additional District Sessions Court (I) at Thalasserry.