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Newspaper investigation: Dutch Roman Catholic church surgically castrated abused boys in 1950s

A shocking story from newspaper NRC Handelsblad in the Netherlands that's picking up steam.

Here's a version from the BBC:

Up to 11 boys were castrated while in the care of the Dutch Roman Catholic church in the 1950s to rid them of homosexuality, a newspaper investigation has said.

A young man was castrated in 1956 after telling police he was being abused by priests, the newspaper reported.

Click here to read the complete BBC article.

From The New York Times:

A young man in the care of the Roman Catholic Church in the Netherlands was surgically castrated decades ago after complaining about sexual abuse, according to new evidence that only adds to the scandal engulfing the church there.

Click here to read the complete New York Times article.

Nothing yet from the Associated Press.

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