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Australia prime minister orders sex-abuse inquiry

Posted: November 13, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Australia’s prime minister ordered a federal inquiry Monday into allegations of child sex abuse in state and religious institutions and community groups after a string of sexual-abuse accusations against priests and claims of a Catholic Church cover-up.

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