Seven sex abuse victims filed lawsuits against the Morman Church. The lawsuits allege church officials failed to report abusive Boy Scout leaders to authorities.
The Diocese of Pittsburgh has settled 224 sexual abuse claims for $19.2 million through its victim compensation fund.
A mistake by the Pennsylvania Department of State delayed a proposed constitutional amendment to expand the rights of child sex abuse survivors.
An Arizona lawsuit alleges leaders of the Mormon Church failed to report child sex abuse claims, allowing abuse of children to continue for years.
The Boy Scouts of America is protecting its local councils and their assets from bankruptcy proceedings. This may harm sex abuse victims seeking justice.
The PA House of Representatives approved a bill to open a “look back” window for child sexual abuse cases. The Senate will review the bill next.