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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(New York: Virginia Cha) The reaction in the American Catholic Church to the proposed reforms to deal with the sex abuse by priests featured; details given about the back pedalling by American bishops on the reforms. [Abuse survivor Mark SERRANO- says regular Catholics must protect their children; says the reforms preserve the authority of the bishops.] [Father John McCLOSKEY- says the victims & the accused priests must be protected.] [Cardinal Theodore McCARRICK- says the Dallas document from June is still there & approved by Rome.] The appointment of top-ranking woman in the FBI, Kathleen McChesney, to head the church's new office of child & youth protection noted. [McCHESNEY - says she wants to restore trust.]
- Seigenthaler, John;
- Cha, Virginia
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