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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Throws Out Lawsuit in a Blow to Child Sexual Abuse Victims

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Pennsylvania’s high court has thrown out a lawsuit from a woman who alleged the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown covered up sexual abuse by a priest in the 1970s. WHYY’s Kenny Cooper reports the ruling is a blow to victims of child abuse.

(Original air-date: 7/30/21)