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Catholic Church / Priest Sex Abuse / Bishops #731453

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 21, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(St. Louis: Mark Potter) The meeting of Catholic bishops to address the problem of sexual abuse by priests featured; scenes shown from the conference in St. Louis. [Committee on Sexual Abuse Archbishop Harry FLYNN†- says there is no place in the priesthood for those harming the young.] [US Conference on Catholic Bishops Bishop Wilton GREGORY†- says the change has been miraculous.] [Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests Peter ISELY†- says the bishops have to put effort into helping the victims.] The resignation of Phoenix bishop Thomas O'Brien following a hit-and-run accident & the resignation of former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating from an abuse panel noted. [Archbishop Thomas MAHONY - says the church will change.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Potter, Mark

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