• US bishops advise dioceses how to deal with ‘Spotlight’ movie

    US bishops advise dioceses how to deal with ‘Spotlight’ movie

    • Nov 10, 2015

    Roman Catholic Church leaders in the United States have sent talking points to dioceses around the country to help them prepare for the release of the movie “Spotlight,” highlighting the progress the Church says it has made in preventing and responding to the sexual abuse of children by clergy. The

  • In ‘Spotlight,’ The Boston Globe digs up the Catholic Church’s dirt

    In ‘Spotlight,’ The Boston Globe digs up the Catholic Church’s dirt

    • Nov 6, 2015

    “The city flourishes when its great institutions work together,” says the cardinal to the newspaper editor during a friendly chat in the rectory. The city in question is Boston. The cardinal is Bernard F. Law and the editor, newly arrived at The Boston Globe from The Miami Herald, is Martin

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  • With the spotlight on Boston, Chicago archdiocese says it did better

    With the spotlight on Boston, Chicago archdiocese says it did better

    • Nov 6, 2015

    CHICAGO — When the movie “Spotlight” hits theaters across the country Friday, the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child sexual abuse will again be in focus, more than a decade after The Boston Globe published a series of stories exposing policies that allowed abusive priests to stay in ministry. After the Spotlight series, revelations

  • Vatican Radio praises movie on Boston Globe coverage of clergy abuse

    Vatican Radio praises movie on Boston Globe coverage of clergy abuse

    • Oct 23, 2015

    A new film about The Boston Globe’s coverage of child sexual abuse scandals in the Church 13 years ago has drawn strong praise from the Vatican’s official radio outlet, which described the movie as “honest” and “compelling.” A Vatican Radio commentator also said the Globe’s reporting, upon which the film