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Ireland High Court Justice Sean Ryan is photographed as he releases the findings of the government's Commission to Inquire Into Child Abuse in the Conrad Hotel in Dublin May 20, 2009. In a statement Nov. 25, 2019, the commission said the number of children housed in religious-run institutions was approximately 42,000, about a quarter of the 170,000 previously cited in the 2009 Ryan Report. (CNS/Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)