• ‘The Laws Need to Change' After Shocking Reports of Child Abuse by Catholic Priests, Pennsylvania Attorney General Says

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro - whose office released a shocking grand jury report this week alleging decades of child abuse by hundreds of Catholic priests - says it's time to eliminate the statute of limitations law that will keep most of them from ever seeing criminal charges.
    “Given what the grand jury produced in the 884-page report, I don't know how any lawmaker in Pennsylvania could possibly be against those reforms,” Shapiro tells TIME.
    The report, released Tuesday, accused Roman Catholic Church leaders of covering up the abuse of more than 1,000 child victims in the...
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  • WATCH: Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

    3 monthes ago - By ABC News

    The Vatican is expressing "shame and sorrow" over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in that state.
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  • Abuses in Pennsylvania Report Are ‘Criminal and Morally Reprehensible,' Vatican Says

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    “Victims should know that the Pope is on their side,” the Vatican said, responding to a grand jury report on clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania.
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  • The Vatican expresses 'shame and sorrow' over the hundreds of sex abuse allegations described in Pennsylvania grand jury report

    The Vatican expresses 'shame and sorrow' over the hundreds of sex abuse allegations described in Pennsylvania grand jury report

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Vatican called the sex abuse detailed in the Pennsylvania grand jury report "criminal and morally reprehensible."
    The Vatican's statement comes days after its press office said that it had "no comment" on the report.
    The pope has yet to personally respond to the report, which was released on Tuesday.
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible."
    A grand jury on Tuesday released a report that accused 300 priests of sexually abusing 1,000 children over the past 70 years as Catholic Church leaders covered up the...
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