Grand Jury Report on Catholic Church in Pennsylvania

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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
February 12, 2019 - 9:29 pm
"I’m looking for real change. For not the church but for the survivors. They need to be vindicated. They need to have their voices heard."
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Albin Lohr-Jones
January 18, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Newly inaugurated state attorneys general said they plan to continue investigations of clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic church as thousands of victims reach out to state hotlines and online systems to report past abuse.
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Joe DeStio
January 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Donald Wuerl has issued an apology to priests in the Washington D. C. Catholic diocese saying he forgot that he knew about allegations of sexual misconduct against his predecessor, Theodore McCarrick.
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Joe DeStio
January 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Two and a half to 14 years in prison, the sentence handed Catholic priest David Poulson who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys in the Erie Diocese.
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 11, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Two more lawsuits alleging a cover up of abuse in the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese have been filed in Common Pleas Court. Attorney George Kontos represents two clients, one who says he was abused by father Thomas O'Donnell, and the other by father Raymond Rhoden. O...
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January 03, 2019 - 10:06 am
Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania, an Associated...
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January 02, 2019 - 9:30 am
By JEFF KAROUB , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — U.S.-based Roman Catholic bishops will gather Wednesday for a weeklong retreat near Chicago on the church sexual abuse scandal that organizers say will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not formulating policy. The retreat begins a day...
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December 27, 2018 - 9:28 am
It has been a wretched year for Pope Francis, whose blind spot on clergy sex abuse conspired with events beyond his control to threaten his legacy and throw the Catholic hierarchy into a credibility crisis not seen in modern times.
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December 21, 2018 - 3:40 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced Friday that Father James Downs has been placed on administrative leave after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor was received Thursday evening.
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December 21, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Pope Francis demanded Friday that priests who have raped and molested children turn themselves in and vowed that the Catholic Church will "never again" cover up clergy sex abuse.
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