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'Moral Obligation': Illinois Attorney General To Meet With Dioceses On Alleged Abuse

Lisa Madigan says a Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sex abuse "identifies at least seven priests with connections to Illinois." She says the Chicago Archdiocese has agreed to speak with her.
Cardinal Blase Cupich, seen cradling a cross during a march against violence last year in Chicago, expressed "sorrow, disgust, outrage" last week in the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation, which implicated priests with connections to the Chicago Archdiocese. Source: Scott Olson

Nearly two weeks after the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury's investigation into clergy sexual abuse, the report's ramifications on the Roman Catholic Church are being felt far beyond state lines.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has announced that she will meet with the Archdiocese of Chicago

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