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Clergy sex abuse, changing and worsening

Trying to get a reliable handle on the trend in sexual abuse requires us to be careful with the conclusions we draw from our data. We could easily (and wrongly) conclude that all is well and that clergy sexual abuse is declining. We must make some correction for a substantial reporting lag. [1]

 

 

 

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