5:55 PM PT – Sat. Nov. 24, 2018
Pennsylvania’s Attorney General asks Senator Lindsey Graham to investigate alleged abuse by leaders within the Catholic Church.
State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said he hopes the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is likely to be headed by Graham as the next chairman, looks into clergy abuse across the nation, in a tweet today.
Shapiro was in charge of an investigation into abuse at the Catholic Diocese in the “Keystone State,” which found more than one thousand instances by hundreds of priests.
He added the abuse found in Pennsylvania was quote “not confined to our state borders.”