Pennsylvania AG asks Pope Francis for help releasing grand jury report

Posted July 26, 2018 4:37 pm by Editor

Pennsylvania AG asks Pope Francis for help releasing grand jury report

Harrisburg, Pa., Jul 26, 2018 / 02:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pennsylvania Attorney General has appealed to Pope Francis for help in publishing a report on clerical sexual abuse in that state.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro requested the pope’s help in a July 25 letter published Thursday by the Philadelphia Enquirer.
 
The 800-page report is the result of a two-year grand jury investigation, led by Shapiro, into the handling of sexual abuse cases by the five Pennsylvania diocese – Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. It was originally scheduled for public release at the end of June this year, but legal

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