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Catholic Church / Priest Sex Abuse / Pope #969233

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 2010
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(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(London: Mark Phillips) Accusations that the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI covered up the abuse of children by priests examined; details given of allegations that Father Lawrence Murphy† abused boys in Milwaukee and the letters to then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger††. [Abuse victim John PILMAIER†, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests {SNAP} Barbara BLAINE†- comment.] [Victim Arthur Budzinski’s daughter Gigi BUDZINSKI†- recounts what Murphy did; says the pope did nothing.]

Rodriguez, Maggie;
Phillips, Mark

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