New film casts spotlight on Church abuse

New film casts spotlight on Church abuse

Pope Francis still has to prove the Church is serious about addressing sex abuse by priests, according to the director of a major new film about how the damaging scandal was exposed in the United States.

Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight", a newsroom drama that focuses on how the Boston Globe broke a local story that was to become a global crisis for the Church, had its premiere on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival.

Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams as key members of the Globe's investigations team, the film recounts  . . .

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