Regensburg Domspatzen boys choir Archives - Crux



  • German abuse report ‘shocking’ and not the end, Church expert says

    German abuse report ‘shocking’ and not the end, Church expert says

    • Jul 28, 2017

    Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a leading anti-abuse expert and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, called a report documenting hundreds of cases of physical and sexual abuse at a German boys’ choir “shocking,” and warned that as the taboo lifts in other parts of the world, similar accounts are likely to keep emerging.

  • Ex-Vatican doctrine chief says Church did what it could on German abuse scandal

    Ex-Vatican doctrine chief says Church did what it could on German abuse scandal

    • Jul 20, 2017

    Cardinal Gerhard Müller, until recently the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, spoke about a recent report that found 547 former members of the Regensburg Domspatzen boys choir were abused, including 67 cases of sexual violence. As former diocesan archbishop, he began the investigations into the allegations, which first surfaced in 2010.