West Virginians React to State Lawsuit Against Catholic Leaders

West Virginia’s attorney general is suing the state’s Catholic Church. The lawsuit filed last week claims the church knowingly employed pedophiles in schools and camps without informing parents. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says the state is stepping in because the church violated the state’s Consumer Credit and Protection Act when […]

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Prosecutors Unearthed This Catholic Abuse Case — How Many Other Scandals Stay Buried?

It’s been a tough month for American Catholics. Court documents released in mid-August revealed more than 1,000 allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania over the last seven decades. Given the length of time that has passed, new criminal charges are unlikely for most of […]

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