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Catholic Church / Sex Abuse / Priests / Geoghan Death / Gillis Interview #736125

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The death former Catholic priest John Geoghan, who had been convicted of sex abuse, featured; details given about the attack in a Massachusetts prison that resulted in his death & of the church's sex abuse scandal. [Attorney for Geoghan victims Mitchell GARABEDIAN†- outlines his clients' wishes.] [January 13, 2202, abuse victim John SACKO†- says the church covered it up.] [Voice of the Faithful executive director Steve KRUEGER†- says the church will have to come together to move on.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Live interview held with Georgetown University professor Chester Gillis about Geoghan's death & the priest sex abuse scandal. [GILLIS - comments on this "sad story for the church," the lawsuits against Geoghan & the archdiocese for covering up the activity.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Jamieson, Bob

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