On August 14, 2018, The Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, delivered the findings from a nearly 2 year long grand jury investigation. The report revealed more than 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually abused over 1000 children over seven decades. The hierarchy of church leaders covered up the abuse, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it.
“We believe that the real number – of children whose records were lost, or who were afraid ever to come forward – is in the thousands…Priests were raping little boys and girls, and the men of God who were responsible for them not only did nothing; they hid it all. For decades,” the grand jury wrote in its report.
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