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Cardinal Nichols (Photo: Mazur

The cardinal said the Church had gained a better understanding of the perspective of the victim

St Mary's International School (Wiki)

Three former students at St Mary’s International School allege abuse by religious brothers who taught there

Peter Saunders (PA)

The legacy of the abuse scandal is, in many respects, still an open wound for the Church

A scene from Spotlight

Spotlight chronicles the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Boston in 2002

'Scapegoats are set apart as such to make society feel better about itself' (CNS)

It’s just as bad in the Church of England, and worse in society at large

Ann Widdecombe

Widespread ideas about nature of paedophilia in 1970s and 80s influenced decisions, says former MP