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Msgr. William Lynn, the first U.S. church official convicted for his handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations, was released from prison on $250,000 bail Tuesday.
Philadelphia -- State Rep. Mark Rozzi, a sex abuse survivor, had attempted to shepherd a bill through the legislature that would revamp the state's sex abuse laws.
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House Bill 1947, which would extend the statute of limitations on sex abuse lawsuits, has run afoul of Pennsylvania's bishops.
Franciscan Frs. Giles Schinelli, Robert D'Aversa, and Anthony Criscitelli, were each charged in Pennsylvania with one count of endangering the welfare of children and criminal conspiracy.
Joseph Adamec, one of the Altoona-Johnstown, Pa., bishops singled out by a grand jury report for his "abysmal" record on sexually abusive priests, defended his handling of allegations.
Bishop Mark Bartchak pledged on March 3 to publish a list of credibly accused priests, following the release of a scathing grand jury report March 1.
The statewide grand jury report chronicles a history of persistent, concealed abuse in the south-central Pennsylvania diocese that extended from 1940 through 2009.
At least 50 priests or religious leaders were involved in the abuse of hundreds of kids, and diocesan leaders systematically concealed the abuse, according to a grand jury report.