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A Gospel of Shame: Children, Sexual Abuse, and the Catholic Church
A Gospel of Shame Children Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church
Author: Frank Bruni, Elinor Burkett
The relentless crescendo of revelations of sexual abuse in the nation's Catholic churches has rocked the nation. Just how widespread is child sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy? And why hasn't the Catholic church done more to stop it?In A Gospel of Shame, Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalists Elinor Burkett and Frank Bruni provide the ans...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060522322
ISBN-10: 0060522321
Publication Date: 6/2002
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Excellent. Covers the priest sexual abuse scandal from all angles. A really well balanced book.
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I really found this book fascinating because it's based on older Catholic Church scandals, not the most current ones just a few years ago.

The most interesting parts was the section on why pedophiles are attracted to becoming priests.


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