Police raid headquarters of Roman Catholic Church in Belgium

From the BBC:

Belgian authorities have raided the headquarters of the Belgian Catholic Church during an investigation into child sex abuse claims.

A spokesman for the Brussels prosecutors’ office confirmed that the palace of the Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels had been sealed off.

Police have also raided the home of retired Archbishop Godfried Danneels. …

A prosecutors’ spokesman told AFP news agency that prosecutors had “been informed of accusations denouncing abuse of minors committed by a certain number of Church figures”.

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