Sex abuse and Church secrecy

Its scathing indictment of the Catholic Church in relation to child sexual abuse is not the first film to explore the issue, but it brings together victims, former priests, healthcare experts, lawyers and journalists to offer a clear insight into the scale of the abuse and into the Church’s silencing of it.

What is believed to be the first known case of a victim accusing a priest occurred in Milwaukee, Winsconsin, in 1972. Four men who had been students at St John’s