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Armed with a recent grand jury investigation into decades-old sex abuse at a central-Pennsylvania Catholic diocese, a woman allegedly molested by a priest in the 1970s and early 1980s can have her lawsuit against the diocese reinstated, the state Superior Court has ruled.

According to attorneys, the decision is set to open the “courthouse doors” to hundreds of decades-old claims previously thought to be barred due to the state’s statute of limitations.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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