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Md. high court orders review of mental health reports in abuse case

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A Prince George’s County judge must review in chambers the private mental health records of a dead child care worker to determine what if any portion is relevant to a Massachusetts lawsuit alleging his church-affiliated employer’s negligence enabled him to ...

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Pennsylvania dioceses pay nearly $84M to 564 victims of clergy abuse

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, clouds are lit by the rising sun over St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia.  Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses have paid nearly $84 million to 564 victims of sexual abuse, a tally that’s sure to grow substantially in 2020 as compensation fund administrators work through a backlog of claims, according to an Associated Press review.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses have paid nearly $84 million to 564 victims of sexual abuse, a tally that’s sure to grow substantially in the new year as compensation fund administrators work through a backlog of claims, according to an Associated ...

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Epstein among targets as door opens to old sex abuse claims in NY

Brian Toale shows a photo of himself at 16. Toale, now 66, one of the leaders in the fight to pass New York’s Child Victims Act, says he was molested by an employee at a Catholic high school he attended on Long Island. Thousands of people who say they were molested as children in New York state will head to court this week to file lawsuits against their alleged abusers and the institutions where they worked.  (AP Photo / Bebeto Matthews)

ALBANY, New York — The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the ...

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