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Catholic Priests / Dallas, Texas / Sex Abuse Verdict / Fingerprinting #619489

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Jury verdict awarding millions to the victims of sex abuse by Roman Catholic priest Rudy Kos examined; details given of evidence against Kos and the fact that the diocese did not act. [Plaintiff Nathan NICHOLS, juror Gwynn SHELTON, victim's mother Nancy LEMBERGER, Dallas diocese Monsignor John BELL, VICTIM, clergy abuser survivors Father Tommy CONUM - react to the verdict.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Orlando: Fredricka Whitfield) The practice of fingerprinting priests in Orlando, Florida, examined. [Bishop Norbert DORSEY, parent Cynthia DADES, support group Barbara BLAINE - talk about the fingerprinting of all individuals who work with kids.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Whitfield, Fredricka

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