State agency bungles ballot referendum for child sex victims

Some child sexual abuse survivors might have to wait over two years to pursue legal claims because of a bureaucratic bungle that prompted outcry across the political spectrum and the resignation of Pennsylvania's top state elections official.

Pennsylvania overhauls child sexual abuse laws

Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over the last seven decades.

Pennsylvania lawmakers near finish on church scandal bills

Pennsylvania's Legislature moved closer Wednesday night to settling a yearslong battle over lifting criminal and civil statutes for child sexual abuse crimes in a debate growing out of Roman Catholic Church scandals.

New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing church

When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses will also close, hours before lawmakers plunge back into a years-old fight over whether to let long-ago victims of child sexual abuse sue perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.