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  • Hundreds of boys abused in choir once run by Georg Ratzinger

    Hundreds of boys abused in choir once run by Georg Ratzinger

    • Jul 18, 2017

    Allegations involving the Domspatzen choir in Regensburg, which was run for 30 years by Benedict’s elder brother, Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, were among a spate of revelations of abuse by Catholic clergy in Germany that emerged in 2010. A new report investigating the abuse counted 500 cases of physical violence and 67 of sexual violence, committed by a total of 49 perpetrators.

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