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Sex Abuse Report Lists a Beloved Pastor, and a Pennsylvania Church Reels

posted on August 20, 2018

The New York Times‘ Elizabeth Dias reports from a Pittsburgh Catholic church that recently discovered why a beloved priest left their parish in 2003. In the grand jury report released last week, the church learned that “Father Crowley had been accused of sexual abuse, including of a minor, and the claim was found to be credible and substantiated.” She writes, “Across the country this week, Catholics reeled from the news that Pennsylvania priests had abused more than 1,000 children over decades, and that bishops largely hid their crimes from the public.”

Read at The New York Times