Survivor tells of “tsunami” of victims ahead of report on French Catholic Church

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By Tangi Sala√ľn PARIS (Reuters) – A report on sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergymen in France is set to say there has been an estimated 216,000 victims since 1950, a survivor who contributed to the dossier said ahead of its publication on Tuesday. An independent commission spent more than 2-1/2 years investigating sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in the country over the past seven decades. It is set to present its findings at 9 a.m. (0700 GMT). In the run-up to the release of its findings, Commission head Jean-Marc Sauve said about 3,000 paedophile priests and clerics…

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