Book Reviews of Acts of Contrition

Acts of Contrition
Acts of Contrition
Author: John Cooney
ISBN-13: 9780671783167
ISBN-10: 0671783165
Publication Date: 1/1/1994
Pages: 416
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
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I loved this book. It was a wonderfully layered book regarding the Catholic church. I loved the characters and enjoyed peeling back the layers of mystery to the truth. I have read this book until it fell apart and I had to buy a new one!
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Three very promising seminarians so close they were known as "the Trinity" go their separate ways after being ordained as Catholic priests in 1972. One becomes involved in anti-Vietnam War politics, a la the Berrigan brothers, one with seemingly unlimited potential dies, an apparent suicide, and the third becomes a famous television personality, interviewing celebrities about spiritual matters. TV host Monsignor Pat Hogan is so popular, in fact, that he becomes a candidate for bishop. When the Vatican receives a cryptic message referring to the Trinity's "mortal sin," however, ex-Green Beret Father Kevin Kelly is called in to investigate