"Sobs, groans and uncomfortable laughter punctuated the screening," says the Times, which adds, "Videotaped depositions by officials of the Roman Catholic Church, including Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles, drew the strongest response as derisive snickering rippled through the hall."
This sad report is one more indication, as if we didn't know it already, that our prayers and sacrifices are needed more than ever in the wake of the abuse and cover-up scandals.
Our Lady, Queen of the Angels, pray for us! St. Vibiana, pray for us! Padre Serra, pray for us!