The Pennsylvania Grand Jury report, released during August 2018, identified more than 1,000 alleged victims of 300 credibly accused priests from 1947 to 2017 across six Pennsylvania dioceses.
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Democratic incumbent Conor Lamb is running against Republican challenger Sean Parnell in a bellwether contest in a battleground swing state.
Sims has represented District 182, a heavily-Democratic area of Philadelphia, in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2013.
Seven of the eight Roman Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania will create compensation funds for victims of clergy sex abuse.
The redacted report claims to have identified more than 1,000 victims of 300 credibly accused priests and presents a devastating portrait of efforts by Church authorities to, ignore, obscure, or cover up allegations
The publication of the 800-page report detailing the handling sexual abuse by the five Pennsylvania dioceses has been blocked by legal challenges.
U.S.-based orders have undertaken widespread reforms, but criminal charges filed against three Franciscan friars for alleged supervisory failures of a known child molester indicate problems remain.
Gov. Tom Wolf announced the halt Feb. 13, while a state task force on capital punishment examines the current ‘flawed system’ for conducting executions.