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The German flag is seen outside the Ministry of Justice in Munich. German police and prosecutors are launching investigations into clergy sexual abuse following the Sept. 12 leak of a report containing evidence of 3,700 alleged child sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church over a 68-year-period. (CNS/Zita Ballinger Fletcher)