GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Abuse In The Church Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"About 5% of the clergy, including deacons and bishops, have been accused of abuse at some point."

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"There have been 3,677 cases of sexual abuse reported within the Catholic Church in Germany alone from 1946 to 2014."

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"Since 1950, 6.5% of Catholic priests in Australia have been accused of child sexual offences."

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"Of the 3,677 abuse cases in Germany, about 4.4% of the clergy were implicated."

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"About 60% of abuse victims in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church were male."

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"Approximately one in five adult Canadians (22%) report being physically abused as a child."

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"In Pennsylvania, 300 priests were named in a grand jury report that detailed child sexual abuse spanning 70 years."

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"Nearly 10,667 people reported allegations of child sexual abuse from 1950 to 2002 in the Catholic Church in the United States."

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"17% of abuse victims in the Catholic Church in Germany were females younger than 14."

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"In 2019, an investigation in Illinois found that 690 priests have been accused of child sexual abuse, whereas the Catholic Church had only publicly identified 185 clergy with credible allegations against them."

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"From 1950 to 2010, over 1.5% of priests in the US were convicted of sex abuse."

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"Around 24% of Americans raised Catholic have left the faith due in part to the sex-abuse crisis."

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"The Australian Church reported cases of 4,445 alleged incidents of child sexual abuses from 1980 to 2015."

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"Children from Quebec's Catholic institutions were reported to 60 times more likely to suffer sexual abuse than those from Protestant ones."

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"According to a 2004 study in the US, less than 5% of priests with allegations of abuse were convicted and about 2% received prison sentences."

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"A 2009 Vatican report states that homosexuality, not celibacy, was a risk factor for sexual abuse in the Catholic Church."

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"The Catholic Church in Victoria, Australia, alone has paid more than $17.3 million to victims of sexual abuse."

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"From 1980 to 2015, 7% of Australian Catholic priests were accused of child sexual abuse."

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"Between 2004 and 2013, nine prominent Catholic figures in Ireland were convicted of child abuse."

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