Monday, April 19, 2010

The Passionate Eye: Sex Crimes and the Vatican


Aired April 12, 2010 on CBC
Encore presentation of one of the first documentaries to link the Vatican to the cover-up of pedophile priests.

In recent weeks, the Vatican and in particular the Pope, have found themselves at the centre of a growing controversy about how they've dealt with pedophile priests and the children abused by those priests. First aired on the BBC in 2006 and later on The Passionate Eye on CBC Newsworld, "Sex Crimes & the Vatican" examines a controversial document which sets out a procedure for dealing with child sex abuse scandals within the Catholic Church. What makes it so controversial is that the document Crimen Sollicitationis was enforced for 20 years by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger before he became Pope Benedict XVI.
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(via RichardDawkins.net)

3 comments:

  1. Darabos Edvárd KonrádApril 20, 2010 at 9:24 AM

    I am outside Canada. Unfortunate.

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  2. Here is the original BBC link (which probably only works in the UK) from when this edition of Panorama was first broadcast by the BBC:

    http://tinyurl.com/y3wab33

    Dating back to 2006, it's pre-BBC iPlayer and so only 500kbps in a small screen but if you click on the "launch in stand alone player" section you can see it in full screen through Windows Media Player.

    For anyone else, here is another link that works:

    http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=3335354490744010763#

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