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You've Killed Two of Your Children': Judge Seals Faith-Healing Couple's Fate After Second Son Dies

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"We believe in divine healing, that Jesus shed blood for our healing and that he died on the cross to break the devil's power."

FILE - This undated file photo combination provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Herbert and Catherine Schaible. The Pennsylvania couple who believe in faith-healing face 20 years or more in prison in the death of a second child who died without seeing a doctor. The Schaibles are being sentenced Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014 in the death last year of their 8-month-old son, Brandon. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department, File) AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department, File

A faith-healing couple from Pennsylvania have been sentenced to between three and a half and seven years in prison over the death of their son whom they refused to take to a doctor for treatment.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible were sentenced Wednesday after their 8-month-old son Brendon was the family's second child to die as a result of their faith-based refusal to seek medical help; the child died in 2013 after the Schaibles chose prayer over seeking doctors' assistance.

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