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Catholic Church / Priest Sex Abuse / The Blame / Groeschel #1030112

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York and studio: Deborah Feyerick) The outrage over the statements from Father Benedict Groeschel† laying the blame for priest sex abuse on the victims and defending predatory priests and abuser Jerry Sandusky examined; excerpts quoted; scenes shown of the Trinity Retreat home established by Father Benedict. [Clinical psychologist Jeff GARDERE†- says this indicates deeper issues inside the father: intellectualizing a relationship with a child.] [Benedict DEFENDER - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Feyerick, Deborah
Duration:
00:04:00

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