“Spotlight” opens in limited-release today. This movie may finally raise awareness to the level of outrage needed to create real change, if not in the Church, in our laws regarding statute of limitations law reforms.
Because I’m not a victim, many have wondered about my passion for this cause. While being a Catholic and a mother is certainly enough of a reason, it’s also because I began my career as a journalist. I worked as an editor with the Catholic Standard and Times – the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Cardinal Bevilacqua was the publisher during my six years there. I worked with talented, dedicated, loving people of deep faith who sacrificed better pay and work hours to spread the news and the truth of the Church.
Years later, I know the absolute evil that was taking place just floors above us. It is enraging and sickening. That’s…
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