NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The vote by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to revise its sex abuse policy reported; scenes shown from the conference.
(Boston: Anne Thompson) An in-depth look at the wariness of Boston’s Catholics toward Cardinal Bernard Law’s plea for forgiveness for his role in the sex abuse scandals presented. [LAW – admits assigning priests who had committed sexual abuse.] [Voice of the Faithful Steve KRUEGER- comments on his meeting with Law.] [Sex abuse victim Ann Hagan WEBB- comments on Law’s sincerity.] [Boston College board of trustees Jack CONNORS- comments on changes in the Church.] [Cardinal Law’s spokesperson Donna MORRISSEY- says no money for the Catholic campaign will go to Law’s lawyers or to pay settlements.]