According to a high-profile grand jury report the state Supreme Court released Tuesday, thousands of children were sexually assaulted at Catholic dioceses across Pennsylvania. The report documented cover-up efforts by church officials, and said more than 300 predatory priests were able to abuse children for decades.
However, while some attorneys said the report could lead to a wave of new cases, other lawyers were skeptical and said there likely won’t be much effect on sex abuse litigation in Pennsylvania without changes in the law.
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