Police raid Belgian Catholic HQ

Action follows allegations of child sex abuse involving church figures.

    The Catholic church has been hit by child sex abuse scandals around the world

    Belgium is one of a number of countries in Europe, along with the United States, in which abuse claims have recently been made against the Roman Catholic church.

    Pope Benedict XVI has condemned paedophile priests several times, and met with abuse victims in Australia, the US and Malta.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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