The US Catholic Church has already paid out more than $3bn in sex abuse compensation.
Now it is facing a federal investigation after a report found hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania preyed on thousands of children over decades.
Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from Pennsylvania, where she met some of the survivors.
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