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Irish Church body reports 164 new abuse complaints, mostly from 1960 to 1990

Catholic World News - May 02, 2014

Irish Catholic Church officials heard 164 new allegations of sexual abuse last year, an official report has revealed.

The National Board for the Safeguarding of Children, established by the Irish bishops to monitor abuse charges, noted that the number of new complaints was substantially down from the previous year’s total of 242. Most of the new complaints involved incidents that allegedly occurred between 1960 and 1990.

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