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Sylvie Corbet

Sylvie Corbet is an author at Religion News Service.

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French church abuse victims get reparations, and recognition

By Sylvie Corbet — March 10, 2023
PARIS (AP) — France’s Catholic bishops’ conference agreed to provide reparations after a 2021 report estimated some 330,000 children were sexually abused over 70 years by priests or other church-related figures in France.

French actor breaks silence on child sex abuse within church

By Sylvie Corbet — October 11, 2021
Laurent Martinez, who was was sexually abused by a priest at the age of eight, has chosen to turn his story into a play.

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

By Sylvie Corbet — October 5, 2021
PARIS (AP) — Victims of abuse within France’s Catholic Church welcomed a historic turning point Tuesday after a new report estimated that 330,000 children in France were sexually abused over the past 70 years, providing the country’s first accounting of the worldwide phenomenon. The figure includes abuses committed by some 3,000 priests and an unknown […]
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