Will Cardinal Mahony Become Another Cardinal Law?

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Cardinal Roger Mahony has admitted keeping secret for 16 years the case of a pedophile priest and repeatedly reassigning the priest involved. Until now, Boston's Cardinal Bernard Law has been the focus of the child sexual abuse scandal by Roman Catholic priests. But the alternative weekly New Times has reported several stories implicating Mahony in similar cover-ups, and today's LA Times carries a letter of admission from Mahony himself. District Attorney Steve Cooley has threatened a grand jury inquiry if the Archdiocese fails to hand over all written material pertaining to related allegations. We look at the impact on one of LA's most significant institutions with two reporters who've been following the story, and a specialist in damage control.
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Warren Olney


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