Number of accusers who have made Spiritan sex abuse claims rises to 300 (via Irish Times)

Beleaguered congregation has been contacted by more than 60 people in past week alone

The number of people who have made allegations in relation to claims of abuse at Spiritans schools has risen to almost 300.

Within the past week, the Spiritan congregation has been “contacted by more than 60 people”, it was revealed at a press conference at the RDS in Dublin yesterday. The congregation had previously disclosed that 233 men had made allegations of abuse.

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