By Carl M. Cannon
San Jose Mercury News
December 30-31, 1987

December 30, 1987

The Church's Secret Child-Abuse Dilemma: Catholic Parents Bring Charges with Little Result

Hiding Molesters Ensures More Victims, Experts Say

Victims of "Fathers" Lose Religious Faith


December 31, 1987

Child-Abuse Cases Cost Church Millions: Florida Lawyers Get $3 Million for 4 Boys' Families

Catholic Officials Strike Back at Charges of Child Abuse

Local Dioceses Creating Guidelines on Abuse

Louisiana Case Brought Pedophilic Priests into the Open

Reveals a Pattern of Molestation, Silence [brief profiles of


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