"Betrayal: the Crisis in the Catholic Church" Book Review by ResearchRiter

"Betrayal: the Crisis in the Catholic Church"
Reviews the book "Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church" by reporters from the Boston Globe.
# 122795 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | 2008 | US


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This paper presents an analysis of the revelations of widespread pedophilia among Roman Catholic priests in Boston and elsewhere. Additionally, the paper then considers the resulting cover-up by Church officials, and the book about this issue by investigative reporters from The Boston Globe.

From the Paper:

"The investigative reporters of The Boston Globe newspaper have exposed in "Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church" the sordid machinations of a handful of priests, bishops and even cardinals intent on literally covering up multiple cases of sexual abuse committed by priests against young men. Father John J. Geoghan, the central character in this story, was aided and abetted in his career of sexual abuse directed against altar boys and other minor males in his many parishes by Cardinal Bernard ..."

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"Betrayal: the Crisis in the Catholic Church" (2008, December 01) Retrieved May 26, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/betrayal-the-crisis-in-the-catholic-church-122795/

MLA Format

""Betrayal: the Crisis in the Catholic Church"" 01 December 2008. Web. 26 May. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/betrayal-the-crisis-in-the-catholic-church-122795/>

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