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Jimmy Savile sex abuse report: Police say presenter struck in hospitals, schools

LONDON — Savile's youngest known victim was just 8 years old, the oldest 47. Most were female and aged between 13 and 16. Commander Peter Spindler, in charge of the investigation for London's Metropolitan police, called the scale of the crimes "unprecedented in the UK."

Police raids put new focus on child abuse by Belgian priests

Hundreds of Belgians have alleged abuse since a bishop confessed to molesting boys.

Thousands of Dutch children raped, new independent report claims

Independent report into 60 years of abuse in Roman Catholic institutions published today makes for bleak reading
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Archbishop Wim Eijk (L) and Dutch Religious Conference KNR chairman Cees van Dam hold a press conference in Zeist on December 16, 2011, after an independent Dutch inquiry into child sexual abuse (KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images)
Roman Catholic institutions in Netherlands cited for massive child sex abuse
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