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Catholic Church / Priest Sex Abuse / Pope #962294

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A new turn for the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The case of one abusive priest who led a sordid double life examined; details given of new allegations about pedophile priest Father Marcial Maciel††, who led the church order the Legionaries of Christ, the role of Cardinal Ratzinger in investigating this case & what he did as Pope Benedict XVI. ["Vows of Silence" producer/director Jason BERRY†- says Maciel used money to buy friendship & protect himself; notes Pope John Paul II did not want to investigate Maciel.] [Legionaries of Christ Father John BARTUNEK†- raises questions about Maciel.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Ross, Brian

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