Investigation report of sexual abuse by Priests to be made public

Source: NPR

In Pennsylvania, Shadow Of Secrecy Lifting From Decades Of Abuse By Priests

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For decades, the Catholic Church has grappled with sexual abuse of children by priests— through quiet reassignments and headline-grabbing scandals, internal investigations and public criminal charges, simmering controversies and settlements with survivors.

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Now, some parishes in Pennsylvania are reckoning with the problem through an unusual dose of transparency.

In 2016, Pennsylvania’s attorney general launched a grand jury investigation, into allegations of sexual abuse in six of the state’s eight dioceses.

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