Case Filed For 3 Men Accusing Pittsburgh-Area Catholic Priests Of Sexual AbuseCases have been filed for three men who accuse Pittsburgh-area Catholic priests for sexually abusing them.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Measure Relaxing Statue Of Limitations In Child Sex Abuse CasesSenators passed a measure relaxing criminal and civil statutes of limitations in sexual abuse cases where children and young adults are the victims.
Senators Consider Altering Time Limits For Child Sex Abuse LawsuitsState senators are hearing from victims, church advocates, lawyers, and others about whether Pennsylvania should alter rules for child sexual abuse claims that occurred too long ago to file a lawsuit.
Former Philadelphia Priest Accused Of Sex Abuse Facing New ChargesA former Philadelphia priest once accused of sex abuse is now facing new charges. Robert Brennan, 81, was arrested earlier Thursday and charged with four counts of making false statements to the FBI.
Lawsuit Accuses 2 More Catholic Priests Of Child Sex AbuseMichael Smith says he was 11 or 12 and a ward of the state when he was staying at Holy Family Institute.
2 More Catholic Priests Accused Of Child Sex AbuseTwo more Catholic priests are being accused of child sex abuse.
Pa. House Approves Tougher Rules On Child Sexual Abuse ReportingThe Pennsylvania House is approving tougher penalties for people who don't report suspicions about repeated child sexual abuse.
Pa. House Votes To Link Child Sexual Abuse BillsThe Pennsylvania House is linking a pair of bills designed to address child sexual abuse so one can't be approved while the other languishes without action.
Lawrence Co. Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Placed On LeaveA priest who recently served as a pastor in Lawrence County has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of sexually abusing a minor.
Parishioners React To Child Sex Abuse Allegations Against Butler Co. PriestParishioners at a Butler County church are reacting to allegations that a recently retired priest sexually abused a minor in the '80s.
Diocese Of Pittsburgh Priest Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse, Placed On LeaveA priest in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of sexually abusing a minor.
Man Faces Up To 655 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting ChildrenA West Virginia judge has sentenced a man to between 165 years and 655 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young boys.
Federal Prosecutors Open Clergy Abuse Probe In Pa.The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.
Pa. Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 2 Girls Found After ManhuntA Pennsylvania man accused of sexually assaulting two girls and leading authorities on a manhunt for more than a week has been captured.
Church Youth Group Leader Charged With Child Sex AbuseA Pennsylvania man has been charged with child sexual abuse dating back to his time as a youth group leader at a Maryland church decades ago.