“4,444 vitcims: The travesty of sexual abuse in Australia’s Catholic Churches”

“The abuse allegedly took place in more than 1,000 institutions. The average age of victims was 10.5 for girls and 11.6 for boys. The overwhelming majority of survivors were male. Almost 1,900 perpetrators were identified and another 500 remained unidentified. Thirty-two per cent were religious brothers, 30% were priests, 29% were lay people and 5% were religious sisters.”

“4,444 vitcims: The travesty of sexual abuse in Australia’s Catholic Churches”

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