Diocese: Independent Review Board Finds Allegations Against 4 Priests To Be CredibleAn Independent Review Board has determined that sexual abuse allegations against four priests are credible, the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signs Anti-Child Sexual Abuse Measures Into LawPennsylvania has enacted a law to give future victims of child sexual abuse more time to sue, and to end time limits for authorities to file criminal charges.
Pa. On Verge Of Extending Time For Abuse ChargesA bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor.
Former Altar Boys Sue Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Allege Abuse By Priest In 1980sTwo men have filed a lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Bishop David Zubik and St. Alphonsus Church in Washington County, alleging they were abused by a priest in the early 1980s.
'I Am Not Going To Take Their Hush Money': Clergy Sexual Abuse Victim Calls For Statute Of Limitations ReformTwo of the victims of the first priest sentenced to prison time as a result of the state Grand Jury investigation into clergy sexual abuse are speaking out.
367 People Submit Claims For Pittsburgh Diocese's Compensation FundMore than 300 people submitted claims to the Diocese of Pittsburgh's Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program.
Diocese Of Pittsburgh Places Priest On Leave Following Sexual Abuse AllegationThe Diocese of Pittsburgh has placed a priest on leave following an allegation of sexual abuse.
Catholics Call For Change One Year After Grand Jury ReportThe devastating grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania shocked the conscience of Catholics throughout the region one year ago.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro Reflects On Church Sex Abuse ScandalOne year ago, with victims of child abuse by priests standing behind him, Attorney General Josh Shapiro revealed a grand jury report that stunned the nation.
Pa.'s Clergy Abuse Hotline Got 1,900 Calls Within A YearPennsylvania's top state prosecutor says investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to his office's clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within the state's Roman Catholic dioceses.
Bishop David Zubik Recovering From Back SurgeryThe head of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese is recovering from surgery to fuse collapsing disks in his spine.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Trying To Sort Out Financial Problems In Wake Of Abuse ScandalThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is not declaring bankruptcy, but it must take several steps to avoid it.
Retired Teacher Files Lawsuit, Claims Priest Delivering Christmas Cards Raped Her While Watching Steelers' GameA retired teacher from Ross Township has filed a civil lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese and former priest, Cyprian Duru, claiming she was raped.
Butler Co. Priest On Administrative Leave, Accused Of 'Inappropriate Contact' With WomenA priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has been placed on administrative leave while officials investigate claims that he had "inappropriate contact" with adult women.
Fr. James Holland Speaks Out About Priest Removed From His ParishFr. James Holland, who worked alongside Father Thomas Wilson at parishes in Allegheny County, shared his thoughts.