Poland church in first abuse lawsuit

Feb 07, 2014, 2:34 AM EST

A Polish man who was abused as a child by a priest is suing the country's Roman Catholic Church - the first such civil case in the country. The man - who is only identified as 25-year-old Marcin K - is demanding 47,500 euros ($64,500; £39,550) in damages. The priest has been convicted and is now serving a two-year jail sentence.
Background:
Poland's Roman Catholic Church faces first abuse lawsuit [BBC]
Poland's Catholic church faces first paedophile lawsuit [AFP]

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