June 28, 2011
When the priest sex abuse scandal exploded nearly 10 years ago, the Roman Catholic Church promised an era of no tolerance. Perhaps no one was publicly more contrite than Cardinal Roger Mahony, who until recently was the leader of the Los Angeles Archdiocese. But our investigation reveals that while Cardinal Mahony was promising sweeping new reforms, his archdiocese welcomed a priest with a dark and not-so-hidden past to this parish. As a result, more lives were ruined.
Dan Rather Reports, “All Is Not Forgiven” Tuesday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Also now available on iTunes.
Ever wonder how the LA archdiocese screens its new priests, especially those who will be working with young children, after the worldwide sex abuse scandals? It may not be how you’d think… Check out an excerpt from “All Is Not Forgiven” below.
Some more shocking, behind-the-scenes detailed are revealed in Dan’s interview with Matthew Fleischer of Fishbowl LA.
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