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HARRISBURG, Pa. | Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the youngster’s mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him. An … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

Cardinal Law, disgraced figure in church abuse scandal, dies

VATICAN CITY/December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failure to stop child molesters in the priesthood triggered the worst crisis in American Catholicism, died Wednesday in Rome at age 86. Law, who spent the final years of his career leading an important basilica in Rome and continued to … Continue reading Cardinal Law, disgraced figure in church abuse scandal, dies