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This is a map of Pennsylvania showing the six Catholic dioceses covered by a grand jury report on an investigation of abuse claims made in those dioceses. The report covers a span of more than 70 years. (CNS/courtesy of USCCB)

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Abuse report’s claim of cover-up, mishandling of cases called ‘misleading’

Peter Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, former religion writer for The New York Times and professor emeritus at Fordham University in New York, reviewed the report of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report alleging widespread abuse of hundreds of priests and a coverup by bishops in six dioceses. He found fault with the report and […] Full Story