Belgium launches legal action against the Vatican for sexual abuse by paedophile priests

The suit will be filed by the lawyers representing some of the abuse victims, at a court in Ghent.

A collective lawsuit will be presented next 16 September by a group of victims of paedophile priests, against the Vatican, before a court in Ghent.

This is according to a report by the newspaper “De Morgen”, quoting the victims’ lawyer, Christiane Mussche.

Of the eighty victims who were ready at first to face the civil lawsuit, many have pulled out, the lawyer admitted.

Mussche explained that the comments made by the Christian-Democrat senator, Rik Torfs, an expert in Canon law, in which he claimed victims had few possibilities of succeeding in their lawsuit, put the victims off.

“It is scandalous, the lawyer commented, because this is another attempt to intimidate victims who have already suffered enough from the intimidation of the Church.”

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1 Response to Belgium launches legal action against the Vatican for sexual abuse by paedophile priests

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