Clergy Abuse

Virginia Alvino Young / 90.5 WESA

The firm overseeing the Diocese of Pittsburgh's fund for victims of clergy sexual abuse says it’s received 367 claims. The deadline to apply was September 30.

VIRGINIA ALVINO YOUNG / 90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh Diocese says the wounds created in the church from decades of clergy sexual abuse against minors need healing. Bishop David Zubik released a plan for that process Monday.

Virginia Alvino Young / 90.5 WESA

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced a program Thursday to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse.

Backers Of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Window Rally In Capitol

Oct 24, 2018
Matt Rourke / AP

Survivors of child sexual abuse and others are ramping up pressure on Pennsylvania's Republican senators to vote on a bill to would give victims a two-year window to file lawsuits that would otherwise be outdated.

Courtesy of City Theatre

 

The school-to-prison pipeline is the inspiration for a new show at Pittsburgh's City Theatre. Obie award-winning playwright Dominque Morisseau wrote PIPELINE to explore the disproportionate disciplining of minority students, which can put them on the pathway to eventual incarceration.

Haunted By Clergy Abuse, PA Family Leaves Catholic Church After Years-Long Struggle

Oct 9, 2018
Bastiaan Slabbers / Keystone Crossroads

Each time there’s a new report or newspaper article about sex abuse in the Catholic Church, Chuck Gesing steels himself.