The Altoona-Johnstown diocese administration building is shown in Altoona, Pa., March 1, 2016
Todd Berkey—AP
By NBC News
March 2, 2016

A scathing grand jury report released Tuesday details how two Catholic bishops of a small Pennsylvania diocese covered up cases of priests who preyed upon hundreds of young children — allowing sexual abuse to go unchecked or the offenders to return to work.

And the 147-page report, overseen by Pennsylvania’s attorney general, blasted roughly 50 predator priests who acted as “wolves disguised as shepherds” over four decades.

“Over many years, hundreds of children have fallen victim to child predators wrapped in the authority and integrity of an honorable faith,” the report said…

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