At least 5,000 child abuse victims in Australia are expected to give evidence against the Catholic clergy before a government-appointed commission that began its work on Wednesday, local media reported.
"The task we have is large; the issues are complex. But we are now in a position to actively begin the work of gathering the stories and examining the responses of institutions," the reports quoted Justice Pete McClellan, head of the inquiry commission, as saying.
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