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Church’s Compensation to Victims of Sexual Abuse “Shamefully Low”

catholicMinister of Culture and Education Illugi Gunnarsson said in response to a question from MP for the Left-Greens Ögmundur Jónasson at Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, yesterday, that the compensation paid by the Catholic Church of Iceland to the victims of sexual and mental abuse which occurred under the church’s veil was “shamefully low,” dv.is reports.

The Catholic Church of Iceland established an investigative commission after accusations of brutal sexual abuse, bullying and neglect were reported in the media in 2011.

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18.01.2012 | Seventeen People Accuse Catholic Church of Abuse

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