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"The pattern was abuse, deny and cover up," said Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a press conference in Harrisburg on Tuesday. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption

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Report Reveals Widespread Sexual Abuse By Over 300 Priests In Pennsylvania

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Congregants stand and pray, at the end of the Sunday service at Tapestry Church, an newly, and intentionally, multi-ethnic church. Sandhya Dirks/KQED hide caption

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Integrating Sunday Morning Church Service — A Prayer Answered

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Chinese Hui Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr prayers at Niujie Mosque in Beijing in 2015. Authorities in western China were poised to begin demolition of a mosque Friday, despite protests by members of the country's Muslim Hui ethnic minority determined to preserve the newly built structure. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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An abortion-rights activist reacts outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, on Thursday to news that the Senate voted to reject a bill that would have legalized abortion. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Assembly of God in Central holds regular youth services where young residents sing, pray, and worship together. This evangelical church has several other branches on the town's outskirts. Catherine Osborn/NPR hide caption

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Brazilians Turn To Evangelical Church In Rural Town Wracked By Drugs And Poverty

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Ronald Gainer, the Roman Catholic bishop of the diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., discusses child sexual abuse by clergy during a press conference on Wednesday in Harrisburg, Pa. A partially redacted, roughly 900-page grand jury report about abuse by priests in Pennsylvania has been ordered to be made public within weeks. Mark Scolforo/AP hide caption

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Now-former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson is the most senior Roman Catholic clergyman in the world to be convicted of covering up clergy sex abuse. Darren Pateman/AP hide caption

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Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, shown with Pope Francis, has resigned from the College of Cardinals over sexual abuse allegations. An investigation found evidence he had abused a teenager 47 years ago. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via AP hide caption

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Efforts to rebuild the Victoria Islamic Center started within days of an arson attack in January 2017. The Texas mosque is getting closer to being ready to hold services again. Victoria Islamic Center hide caption

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