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Perspectives Daily: Pennsylvania bishops react to grand jury report

August 16, 2018
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Church leaders from Pennsylvania and around the United States reacted to the release of the grand jury report that linked more than 300 priests to sexual abuse claims over the past 70 years. Their responses expressed shame and sorrow for the sins committed, while also calling for increased transparency and improvement of protections for children and young people.
Here are the stories that we covered in today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
1. United States Church leaders react to the release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report that linked more than 300 priests to sexual abuse claims.
2. Catholic Cemeteries & Funeral Services of the Archdiocese of Toronto celebrated its 30th annual Mass for the Faithful Departed.
3. Thousands of churches and mosques are closed in Rwanda.
4. Fr. Tim Bartlett talks to us about the key theme of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.

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