Stunning reversal: Judge vacates former youth minister’s sex convictions

The Christian Chronicle

March 28, 2019

By Bobby Ross Jr.

Charges against Clyde E. Brothers Jr. fell outside Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations, new ruling asserts.

A highly publicized Pennsylvania grand jury report last year identified more than 300 predator Catholic priests who had sexually abused over 1,000 children going back decades.

But because the crimes were hidden by the church hierarchy, “almost every instance of abuse we found is too old to be prosecuted,” the statewide investigating body reported.

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