Catholic bishops across state subpoenaed in child abuse probe

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Bishop Lawrence Persico was subpoenaed to provide information to a statewide grand jury investigation into child abuse in the Catholic church.

Persico was subpoenaed Sept. 1 to give any information related to past and present allegations of sexual abuse of children in the Diocese of Erie.

Several bishops across the state were subpoenaed at the same time, according to a statement by the diocese. 

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