Thursday, August 2, 2012

Abusive Priest Film

The story of a priest who is accused of abusing hundreds of deaf boys is the focus of a film that will premiere in next month's Toronto Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of Lawrence Murphy at the St. John’s School for the Deaf in St. Francis, Wisconsin. Filmakers claim that Pope Benedict XVI was aware of the sexual abuse complaints.Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God is directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney. There is more information about the showing here and below is the film's trailer.

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