Files detail how high clergy hid ranks’ sex abuse

Posted: January 22, 2013 at 4:44 a.m.

Fifteen years before the clergy sex-abuse scandal came to light, Archbishop Roger Mahony and a top adviser discussed ways to conceal the molestation of children from law enforcement, according to internal Catholic church records released Monday.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/22/2013


« Previous Story

The nation in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.” President Barack Obama Article,... Read »

Next Story »

Insiders aided plan for Algeria gas-plant rai...

Algerian firemen carry a coffin Monday into the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria. The coffin contains the body of a person killed during the hostage situation in a gas plant.

The hostage-taking at a remote Algerian gas plant was carried out by 30 militants from across the northern swa... Read »