Pride Before the Fall of Rome

Published in on April 3, 2010

In reporting for Vanity Fair in 2002 about one of the U.S.'s most vile child molesting priests, Paul Shanley, now in jail, I interviewed nine of his victims. Listening to their heartbreaking stories, I came to understand what true Evil is as never before as well as the sin of pride --the pride of the Church for thinking that its reputation was more important than saving children's lives. Read the rest of Maureen's article in the Washington Post

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