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Resource ID: #20219
Subject: Sexual Abuse
Source: New York Times
Date: 1/12/03



The sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church spread to almost every American diocese. Over 1,200 priests were involved in the abuse of more than 4,000 minors in the last 60 years, according to a survey done by the New York Times. The survey may be the most complete collection of data on the scandal. Goodstein and Barbanel used the survey to provide a way to view the problem using statistics instead of anecdotes.

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