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Catholic Church / Priest Sex Abuse / Milwaukee, Wisconsin #1051402

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 01, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Milwaukee: Dean Reynolds) Documents revealing that officials of the Catholic Church knew about sexual abuse by priests in Milwaukee and that Church money was maneuvered as lawsuits mounted examined; details given about the request from Archbishop Timothy Dolan to shift millions of dollars to a trust fund in 2007; statement from Dolan quoted. [Abuse victim John PILMAIER††- recalls being abused by David Hanser††.] [Victims’ attorney Jeff ANDERSON††- comments on Dolan’s motive.] A letter from Dolan to Pope Benedict XVI arguing for the dismissal of an abusive priest mentioned.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Hanser’s refusal to speak to CBS noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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