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Cardinal Bernard Law's Legacy In Boston29:30

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The funeral for Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who resigned after his role in the Catholic church's sexual abuse scandal was revealed, will be held this Thursday. Pope Francis will preside over the funeral rites, held at St. Peter's Basilica.

For victims of clergy sexual abuse, Cardinal Law's death has re-opened old wounds.


John Allen, editor of Crux. He tweets @johnlallenjr.

Phil Saviano, founder of the New England Chapter of SNAP, the Survivors' Network of Those Abused by Priests.

Walter Robinson, former editor for the Spotlight team, now editor-at-large at the Boston Globe. He tweets @waltervrobinson.

James Carroll, former Catholic priest and author, most recently, of Christ Actually: The Son of God For The Secular Age.

This segment aired on December 20, 2017.


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