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Pennsylvania priest gets prison term for sexually abusing altar boy

A western Pennsylvania Roman Catholic priest who sexually assaulted an altar boy for several years has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to five years in state prison.

By The Associated Press

Judge in the Harrisburg Catholic Diocese bankruptcy case makes it harder for church to shield assets from liability

A federal judge in a bankruptcy case involving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has ruled that church officials may not shield from liability such assets as $50 million in Harrisburg real estate.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

After a year of pandemic sacrifices, the faithful make one more for Lent

Even though the past year of the coronavirus pandemic has caused many to sacrifice a lot already, observant Christians will still live a little leaner in observance of Lent.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY