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Catholic Church / L.A. Lawsuits / Next Pope / A Discussion #1040421

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news that the Los Angeles archdiocese under Cardinal Roger Mahony has settled four priest sex abuse lawsuits reported. Live discussion held with Episcopal priest Rev. Albert Cutie† and CNN's Father Edward Beck about the church, the Vatican and the next pope. [BECK - comments on the timing of the L.A. church lawsuit settlement; states the sexual abuse is not related to celibacy; outlines what "reform" means.] [CUTIE - comments on what is happening in the Roman Catholic world and how it is alienating people and a pope is needed who could open the church to the modern world; says the world wants to see a better Catholic church.] [CUTIE, BECK - offer differing opinions on Cardinal Roger Mahony's handling of sex abuse as compared to other institutional church officials.]
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