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A moment of the funeral service for late Cardinal Bernard Law, at St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Law, who died Wednesday at age 86, resigned in disgrace as archbishop of Boston in 2002 after revelations that he covered up for dozens of priests who raped and sexually molested children, moving them to different parishes without telling parents or police. (Gregorio Borgia/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
A moment of the funeral service for late Cardinal Bernard Law, at St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Law, who died Wednesday at age 86, resigned in disgrace as archbishop of Boston in 2002 after revelations that he covered up for dozens of priests who raped and sexually molested children, moving them to different parishes without telling parents or police. (Gregorio Borgia/AP)

Our week in review panel discusses the death of Cardinal Bernard Law, the former head of the Boston Archdiocese at the peak of the clergy sex abuse crisis. Pope Francis performed the final commendation at Law's funeral in Rome on Thursday.

For victims of clergy sexual abuse, Law's death has reopened wounds.

Also this week: President Trump has signed the GOP's massive tax bill into law on Friday morning.

Guests

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, associate minister at the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Jamaica Plan, and an activist and organizer. She tweets @revmariama.

Charles Chieppo, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and head of Chieppo Strategies, a public policy writing and advocacy firm. He tweets @charliechieppo.

This segment aired on December 22, 2017.

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