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Boston Archdiocese cover-up of sexual abuse exposed by the Boston Globe ‘Spotlight’ team in 2002


“There was a lot of pressure to keep quiet”

“From the Church?”

“Yeah, from the Church. But not just from the Church. From my friends. From the other parishioners”

~ Excerpt from “Spotlight” [DVD 2015]



Since this scandal broke in 2002, others have been uncovered globally (the list is at the end of the DVD), including the UK and Ireland:

England – London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Preston and Reading

Scotland – Edinburgh

Ireland – Curracloe, Dublin, Gortahork, Kilnacrott, Letterfrack, Lota, Monageer and Wexford

Northern Ireland – Kircubbin