Wat betreft Pope named as defendant in Catholic sex abuse probe | Mail Online

The Pope has been named as a defendant for the first time in a lawsuit over the child abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic church.

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, as he was known then, is said to have failed to take action against an American priest who molested up to 200 boys at a deaf school.

Father Lawrence C Murphy abused the children in their dormitory beds in Wisconsin where he worked between 1950 and 1974.

The lawsuit has been brought by deaf abuse victim Terry Kohut, who claims the Pope failed to take action against an American priest who molested up to 200 boys at his school

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