German Catholic choir abuse victims to receive compensation

German Catholic choir abuse victims to receive compensation

Deutsche Welle, DW.com, October 13, 2016

Compensation will be paid to at least 422 people who were sexually and physically abused over several decades as part of a Catholic choir in Bavaria. A church and victims' representatives panel is addressing the abuse.

 

Hundreds of children who were sexually and physically abused over several decades at the Domspatzen, a world-famous Catholic choir in Bavaria, will be financially compensated, Regensburg Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer said on Wednesday.

The 1,000-year-old choir in Bavaria's Regensburg was first shaken by the massive sexual abuse scandal in 2010, when former pupils alleged abuse by  . . . 

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