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Pa. Supreme Court justices review priest abuse lawsuit’s ruling on time limits

Pennsylvania’s highest court on Tuesday grappled with whether a woman’s lawsuit on claims of sexual abuse by a priest decades ago should be allowed to proceed.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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GOP-controlled state House votes to bar shutting down churches in disasters

The chamber voted 149 to 53 for the proposal, which the Democratic leader called a solution in search of a problem.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Hospital visits to those who are ill but not dying are vital too, clergy argue

At some hospitals, loved ones, friends and faith leaders have been limited to phone calls and video chats.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Slew of church abuse lawsuits in Pennsylvania hinges on state court decision

The rush to the courthouse is tied to a landmark grand jury report issued exactly two years ago.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press