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More than five hundred koorkinderen mistreated and abused in German Regensburg

More than five hundred koorkinderen mistreated and abused in German Regensburg

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More than five hundred koorknapen of the famous cathedral choir in the German city of Regensburg, in the past decades, mistreated and abused by priests and teachers.

That concludes the lawyer who is in command of the diocese had investigated the case, which is much greater than previously thought.

According to lawyer Ulrich Weber were five hundred children is a victim of physical violence and 67 (also) of sexual abuse. He says that in its final report, reported Der Spiegel on Tuesday. Previously was there are still some of the 231 victims.

Weber began his research after seven years ago, the first cases of abuse have come to light. Then there were hundreds of reports of former members of the choir. It comes to offences committed between 1945 and the early nineties.

Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer of Regenburg last year, apologized. Victims get a compensation.

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