Poland’s Catholic Church: 625 minors abused by 382 priests since 1990

Poland’s Catholic Church leaders released a study on Thursday that said 625 minors have been abused by 382 priests from 1990 through June of last year — a revelation marking the first time officials have ever presented statistics about the scope of the child sex abuse problem there, the AP reports. Details: Officials found that…

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World Refugee Day: UNHCR head flies to Niger with abused migrants

Niamey, Niger – In the early hours of Wednesday, 122 refugees, mostly nationals of Eritrea and Somalia, landed at Diori Hamani Airport in Niamey, Niger’s capital. It is the UN’s World Refugee Day, and Filippo Grandi, the United Nations’ high commissioner for refugees, is on the same flight, leaving from Tripoli in Libya. “These are…

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McKayla Maroney’s Dark Journey: Olympic Champion, Abused Gymnast

Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber were in their bedroom at the U.S. gymnastics team housing for the 2012 London Olympics when teammate McKayla Maroney texted: Rescue me. Downstairs, she was alone again with team physician Larry Nassar. That meant his “treatments” would soon begin. Ms. Wieber says she and Ms. Raisman went down to make…

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