Spotlight

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

This is an excellent film that deals with the true story of the Boston Globe‘s 2002 expose of the Catholic Church’s shameful role in covering up the repeated sexual abuse committed by its priests in the Boston diocese and that the cover-up went all the way up the chain to Archbishop Cardinal Law who orchestrated secret settlements with the victims.

Law resigned in 2002 and fled to the Vatican where he was appointed to important posts and he has not returned since, possibly to avoid being questioned (or worse) by legal authorities in the US for his role in the affair. His being immediately rewarded with such prestigious posts at the Vatican and shielded by them shows how corrupt the Catholic Church is all the way to the top. …

singham/2016/03/26/film

Spotlight (2015 film)

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