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August 29, 2019 / Media Coverage

Executive Director Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea, Ph.D. discusses clergy sexual abuse

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Executive Director Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea, Ph.D. was interviewed August 29th on Good Day Charlotte about the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.  For over thirty years, Dr. Frawley-O’Dea has specialized in treating adolescent and adult male and female survivors of sexual abuse and is internationally known for this work.  She is the author of Perversion of Power, an analysis of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church and co-author of Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims:  Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church.  She also appeared in the Oscar-nominated documentary film, Deliver Us From Evil, which addressed the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.  Click here to watch Dr. Frawley-O’Dea on Good Day Charlotte.

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