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Mass AG: At least 789 Kids in Boston Area Sexually Abused By Priests

HeadlineJul 24, 2003

The Massachusetts Attorney General reported yesterday at least 789 children have been raped and sexually abused by priests and church workers within the Boston Roman Catholic Archdiocise over the past 60 years. Attorney General Thomas Reilly described the scandal as the “greatest tragedy to children in the history of the commonwealth.” Reilly said he has no doubt the total of victims is far greater than the 789 documented.

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