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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The growing question about how the Catholic Church has handled the priest sex abuse scandal introduced; scenes shown of singer Sinead O'Connor tearing up a picture of the pope in 1992. The timeline of the recent scandal under Pope Benedict XVI, who was named pope in 2005, including his link to the scandal in Germany when he was cardinal, outlined. Editorial in the "National Catholic Reporter" about this institutional crisis quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN exclusive interview held with O'Connor about the church & the pope. [O'CONNOR - says there has to be a full admission from the Vatican about the coverup of the abuse in Ireland.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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