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Survivors, experts offer advice on how to process Baltimore Catholic Church sexual abuse report

April 6, 2023

Reading the long-awaited report detailing 80 years of child sexual abuse throughout the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, as well as the impending news cycle, can bring mixed, complex feelings to victims reliving their trauma. But with preparation, the catharsis can outweigh the pain, victims’ advocates and survivors say.The report released Wednesday is nearly 500 pages long and tells how 158 clergy sexually abused and tortured more than 600 children and young adults, as  well as how the church covered it up and protected abusers.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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