Reparation and rectification on abuse

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the toxic avalanche of revelations about decades of clergy sexual abuse of minors in Boston and beyond, Fr. Landry writes, “I will never forget sitting in the rectory kitchen on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, reading The Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s first report of its investigations of clergy sexual abuse in the Boston Archdiocese. I couldn’t finish breakfast. I could barely breathe. The numbers.”
 

 

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