Reporting Stories With Children as Victims of Priests

Mehren, Elizabeth
March 2003
Nieman Reports;Spring2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p53
Presents an article on reporting about the victims of a pedophile priests in New England in 2002. Background on the molestation trial of former priest John C. Geoghan; Details of the resignation of Cardinal Bernard F. Law; Effect of church scandals on the faith of the people.


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