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In Depth (Catholic Church: Sex Abuse Scandal) #714672

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 10, 2002
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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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