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English-Welsh Catholic child protection commisison reports

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The head of child protection for the Catholic church in England and Wales has said the Vatican should remove the statute of limitations on prosecution of of priests for child abuse offenses.

William Kilgallon, the chair of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission, argued that the time limit was unhelpful and failed to reflect the long-lasting effects of abuse.

Read more: UK Catholic child protection agency criticises Vatican

and Safeguarding Commission issues new report

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