Cases of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests, nuns and members of religious orders in the 20th and 21st centuries has been widespread and has led to many allegations, investigations, trials and convictions, as well as revelations about decades of attempts by the Church to cover up reported incidents. The abused include boys and girls, some as young as 3 years old, with the majority between the ages of 11 and 14.
Illustration by Tomato Košir, for Dnevnik's Objektiv
Pedophilia and Church
Newspaper cover of Dnevnik’s Objektiv, 25th August, 2018