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Abuse allegations bring to light Catholic Church's secret files




Inside of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Santa Monica.
Inside of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Santa Monica.
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There's a new twist in the ongoing story of sex abuse in the Catholic Church.  For centuries, the church has kept a secret archive of documents regarding matters of a sensitive nature. Now, as sexual abuse cases play out in the courts, the information in those files is coming to light. 

Reporter Victoria Kim, who wrote about this for the Los Angeles Times, joins the show with more.