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Pennsylvania News: DOL Cites Pennsylvania Youth Healthcare Operators for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards

SCHNECKSVILLE, PA – The U.S. Department of Labor‘s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited KidsPeace Inc. for exposing employees to workplace violence hazards at two behavioral and mental health facilities in Orefield, Pennsylvania.  The company faces proposed penalties totaling $29,010. OSHA inspectors investigated KidsPeace Children’s Hospital Inc. and KidsPeace National Centers of North … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: DOL Cites Pennsylvania Youth Healthcare Operators for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards

Diocese holds forgiveness mass in wake of grand jury report

HARRISBURG, Pa — As the Vatican expresses “shame and sorrow” over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness. The Harrisburg Diocese says Friday’s mass at the Cathedral Church of Saint Patrick is part of … Continue reading Diocese holds forgiveness mass in wake of grand jury report

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Nervous? Not Japan’s big bats chasing Little League repeat

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — People in the Japanese city of Kawaguchi have long memories. They still recall the last time a team from this town north of Tokyo made it to the Little League World Series, ultimately losing to Georgia in the 2006 final. Manager Hiroyuki Takahashi says fans back home tell him not to … Continue reading SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Nervous? Not Japan’s big bats chasing Little League repeat

HARRISBURG, Pa | Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

HARRISBURG, Pa — A grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they’d fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy. The ex-priest, Edward Ganster, went on to work at … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa | Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

HARRISBURG, Pa | Oral sex, then holy water: Report documents abuse by priests

HARRISBURG, Pa — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy’s mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa | Oral sex, then holy water: Report documents abuse by priests

HARRISBURG, Pa | Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it believes the “real number” of abused … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa | Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. | The Latest: Report identifies over 300 ‘predator priests’

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | The Latest: Report identifies over 300 ‘predator priests’