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ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 12, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Dan Harris) The latest developments in the priest sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church featured; details given from Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone†† blaming of homosexuality not celibacy for pedophilia, the Vatican rules for how clergy should handle abuse allegations & the rising anger within the church. [Catholic sociologist Richard SIPES†- comments on Vatican's range of excuses.] [Pope biographer Marco POLITI†- says the pope wants these priests to be removed & punished.] [St. Michael's Parish Rev. James SCAHILL†- says the pope should resign if he won't embrace the truth.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Harris, Dan

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