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Editorial | Ruling protecting priest anonymity unfair to victims

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, center, speaks on the findings of the grand jury report on child sexual abuse in six Catholic dioceses at the State Capitol, with 16 victims or family members of victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests seated on stage with him on Aug. 14.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 6, 2018

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court voted 6-1 to keep those 11 priests anonymous. But the decision is only a victory for serial sexual abusers and self-interested church officials.

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