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Grand Jury Report: 300+ Pennsylvania Priests Abused 1,000 Children For Decades

Sexual abuse victims of priests from Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses are encouraged to get a free, private case evaluation with the potential for compensation for personal injuries, including one or more of the following:

  • Molestation
  • Indecent exposure
  • Lewd or lascivious acts
  • Statutory rape
  • Sexual threats or harassment
  • Sexual assault
  • Unconsented touching with or without clothing

Pennsylvania’s Predatory Priests Abused 1,000+ Children Across the State

According to a grand jury report released by the state supreme court, More than 300 “predator priests” were found to have committed the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania.

One of the largest US investigations into sexual abuse in the Catholic church produced an almost-900-page report showcasing how one of the most powerful churches in the world hid the abuse and suffering of children for decades.

Twenty-three grand jurors worked for two years to compile the report based on internal documents surrendered by the six dioceses it investigated and testimony from victims.

More than a dozen priests appeared before the grand jury and “most of them admitted what they had done.”

The incidents described include:

  • A priest who impregnated a minor, helped her get an abortion, and then was allowed to stay in the ministry;
  • A priest who confessed to the oral and anal rape of at least 15 boys, including one as young as seven; and,
  • A priest who collected the urine, pubic hair, and menstrual blood of girls he abused in his home.

More than a dozen priests appeared before the grand jury and “most of them admitted what they had done.”

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What was the outcome of the report?

After the report's release, 13 states and Washington, D.C., implemented a "lookback window".

That’s the term given to a retroactive law that paused the statute of limitations and allowed sexual abuse victims to file civil lawsuits.

However, Pennsylvania's state legislature failed to pass the law, so victims must still keep fighting for justice.

"They're no better than they were before," Juliann said of the church.

"Some states got some laws passed. But the church as a whole, what they're really good at is waiting … there's been no accountability."

The Pennsylvania supreme court ruled the interim report would be released with temporary redactions in order to conceal the identities of clergy members who have said they are wrongfully accused in the report and have filed legal challenges.

Because the priests had largely escaped public accountability and in some cases were promoted, the report revealed: “Until that changes, we think it is too early to close the book on the Catholic church sex scandal.”

Eligible victims are encouraged to request a free, private case evaluation by our experienced legal staff with the potential for compensation and justice.

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Pennsylvania’s Predatory Priests Abused 1,000+ Children Across the State

According to a grand jury report released by the state supreme court, More than 300 “predator priests” were found to have committed the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania.

One of the largest US investigations into sexual abuse in the Catholic church produced an almost-900-page report showcasing how one of the most powerful churches in the world hid the abuse and suffering of children for decades.

Twenty-three grand jurors worked for two years to compile the report based on internal documents surrendered by the six dioceses it investigated and testimony from victims.

More than a dozen priests appeared before the grand jury and “most of them admitted what they had done.”

The incidents described include:

  • A priest who impregnated a minor, helped her get an abortion, and then was allowed to stay in the ministry;
  • A priest who confessed to the oral and anal rape of at least 15 boys, including one as young as seven; and,
  • A priest who collected the urine, pubic hair, and menstrual blood of girls he abused in his home.

More than a dozen priests appeared before the grand jury and “most of them admitted what they had done.”

iStock-996191112

What was the outcome of the report?

After the report's release, 13 states and Washington, D.C., implemented a "lookback window".

That’s the term given to a retroactive law that paused the statute of limitations and allowed sexual abuse victims to file civil lawsuits.

However, Pennsylvania's state legislature failed to pass the law, so victims must still keep fighting for justice.

"They're no better than they were before," Juliann said of the church.

"Some states got some laws passed. But the church as a whole, what they're really good at is waiting … there's been no accountability."

The Pennsylvania supreme court ruled the interim report would be released with temporary redactions in order to conceal the identities of clergy members who have said they are wrongfully accused in the report and have filed legal challenges.

Because the priests had largely escaped public accountability and in some cases were promoted, the report revealed: “Until that changes, we think it is too early to close the book on the Catholic church sex scandal.”

Eligible victims are encouraged to request a free, private case evaluation by our experienced legal staff with the potential for compensation and justice.

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Victims of sexual abuse by more than 300 predator priests throughout six of the eight dioceses in Pennsylvania—and the families that suffered with them—should address the central governing body of the Catholic Church in court for the compensation and justice they deserve.

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