Search the Archive

Pope's Resignation / Mahony and Priest Sex Abuse / A Discussion #1039501

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Casey Wian) The criticism from Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony of criticism on his role in protecting sexual predators in the Catholic Church examined; scenes shown of picketing outside his residence; details given about documents about Mahony, his blogging response against accusations and the issue of him voting with the College of Cardinals to pick the next pope. [SNAP's Joelle CASTEIX†, was altar boy, "Stockton Record" columnist Michael FITZGERALD - comment on the abuse issue and Mahony's covering up of sex abuse.] [Fuller Theological Seminary Dr. Cecil ROBECK†, immigration rights activist Jorge-Maria CABRERA†- comment positively on the cardinal.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The recent grilling of Cardinal Timothy Dolan about priest sex abuse noted. Live discussion held with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, "National Catholic Reporter" John Allen and former priest Robert Hoatson about Mahony. [ALLEN - explains how Mahony feels mistreated.] [In studio, HOATSON - says Mahony should apologize for mistakes: it is a pity party for priests; blames the church hierarchy for covering up the abuse.] [AMANPOUR - says the Vatican feels under siege about the scandals; outlines what will happen on Pope Benedict XVI's unprecedented last day.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Wian, Casey
Duration:
00:12:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.