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Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

October 19, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “This is the first time I have ever heard of a federal investigation into child sexual abuse in a Catholic diocese or church,” said a prominent victims’ attorney. The federal investigation “is no surprise considering the horrific misconduct detailed in the statewide grand jury report,” the Diocese of Greensburg said in a statement.

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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Oct. 19, 2018 10:09 PM ET USA

    This is a state issue. Allowing the Feds into the door can corrupt the process and make federal agencies think they are in charge further destroying the Church. This is a terrible thing to happen. God help us. Much of this was seen and written about in 1969 by a then Fr Joseph Ratzinger. A prophet in our time.