Catholic Church hurts children – level 1

11-10-2021 07:00

A new report says that the French Catholic Church sexually abuses children. Sexually abuse means that children must do things with their body which they do not want to do.

The Church abuses around 216,000 children since 1950. The number is very high. It seems that all bishops know about the abuse. The Church keeps this as a secret for many years.

French people know that the Church does something bad. Nobody knows that so many children are hurt.

The Church offers all victims compensation. It is 5,000 euros. People are very angry. Money cannot change what happens in the past.

Difficult words: bishop (a person who is a boss in a church), victim (a person who is hurt or killed in an accident or crime), compensation (money which someone gives you after he does something bad to you).

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