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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.  A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Report detailing widespread child sexual abuse by Pa. Catholic clergy released after long legal battle

The roughly 900 page report, paints a horrid portrait of activity that occurred in the dioceses of Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Greensburg, Erie and Pittsburgh.

Report detailing widespread child sexual abuse by Pa. Catholic clergy released after long legal battle

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Quite a lot, actually.

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