Patrick Wall is an expert on the history of child abuse and cover-up in institutional organizations. He began his career as a monk but now is working with prosecutors and private law firms on behalf of survivors. He co-authored the book Sex, Priests, and Secret Codes with Thomas Doyle O.P. and A.W. Richard Sipe. He holds a Masters of Divinity from Saint John’s University and an LLM in Canon law from the University of Cardi School of Law.