Attorney on Catholic church and sexual abuse

Attorney Jeff Anderson
Attorney Jeff Anderson discusses Catholic Church records concerning sexual misconduct allegations during a new conference at Anderson Law Offices in St Paul, Minn., Thursday, March 25, 2010. A photo of accused priest Rev. Lawrence C. Murphy, who worked at a renowned school for deaf children from 1950 to 1974, appears on the monitor to the left.
AP Photo/Craig Lassig

Perhaps the best known attorney in the clergy sex abuse cases, Jeff Anderson says the top hierarchy of the Catholic church should account for what he says was a cover up of sexual abuse perpetrated by clergy for decades. Meanwhile, cases in Florida and Kentucky attempt to link the Vatican to cases of sexual abuse.

Catholic church insiders will talk about how they are trying to reconcile with victims and change the way abuse is handled in a separate hour on Monday, April 5.

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