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Catholic Church / Sex Abuse / Priests / Dallas, Texas, Conference / Roberts Interview #703228

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The unprecedented meeting of the US Conference of Catholic Bishop about the sex abuse by priests that brought an apology to the victims from the leadership featured; scenes shown from Dallas. [Abuse victims Michael BLAND, Craig MARTIN, David CLOHESSY, Paula Gonzales ROHRBACHER - speak about abuse by priests.] [Bishop Wilton GREGORY - speaks about a "crisis in truth" under our leadership as shepherds; offers an apology.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with National Catholic Reporter editor Tom Roberts about the bishops' conference. [From Dallas, ROBERTS - talks about the "unqualified apology" from the bishops; says the story has now become one about the abuse of power and a problem of leadership; predicts there will be some changes in policy in Rome, but they resist the idea of a "zero tolerance" policy.]

Brown, Aaron

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