Psychologist, religious leaders, and victims weigh in on the Catholic Church, CTS release

Two Catholic priests react to the revelation that a priest was banished in 2001 for having a sexual relationship with a minor. “This obviously is a horrible secret, and that has caused an enormous…

Psychologist, religious leaders, and victims weigh in on the Catholic Church, CTS release

Two Catholic priests react to the revelation that a priest was banished in 2001 for having a sexual relationship with a minor. “This obviously is a horrible secret, and that has caused an enormous problem within the Catholic Church,” said one, who witnessed it happen.

Sister John Thayer, The Venerable Mary Jane Joan Cook, Mother Camille Schaller, and Father Mark Erdmann look at some of the more than 15,000 pages of the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Spotlight series.

Read about an Irish family on a “pure” pilgrimage in 1974, learning that one of their sisters had been attending Mass in the Society of the Holy Child Jesus.

See the behind-the-scenes work of the team of reporters that broke the story, and learn about a “brokenhearted” victim who wrote an entire book about it.

Go behind the scenes with Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Mary Mapes and former CBS anchor Dan Rather, and have a look at the punishment that Dean Watkins received for his role in the story.

Catch up on what you missed from the panel on finding forgiveness, whose fault it was, and what this means for the Catholic Church.

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