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Catholic Church / Priest / Child Abuse Trial #715854

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Cambridge, MA: Byron Pitts) The trial of Catholic priest John Geoghan on charges of child molestation featured; details given of claims that the church transferred Geoghan to different parishes and kept molestation charges quiet. [Abuse victim Patrick McSORLEY - says Geoghan was a "wolf in sheep's clothing".] [Retired priest Richard SIPE - says cover-ups of molestation have happened over and over.] [Archdiocese of Boston Cardinal Bernard LAW - apologizes to victims of sexual abuse by priests.]

Roberts, John;
Pitts, Byron

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