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Civil settlement on abuse claims raises questions

Seamus Hegarty, the Bishop of Derry, was one of three clerics named in a confidential civil settlement after an eight-year-old girl said she was abused over a 10-year period from 1979.

The alleged victim’s father has told the Belfast Telegraph newspaper that her family had not gone to the police at the time because “it was not the culture” in Derry to do so.

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